Y Combinator

Y Combinator

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Y Combinator is an American seed accelerator launched in March 2005 and was used to launch over 2,000 companies including Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Reddit, Optimizely, Zenefits, Docker, DoorDash, Mixpanel, Heroku.
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  • Launch
    Discover YC founders by batch, industry, region, and background. For prospective founders who are looking for inspiring leaders, here is a way to discover founders who have had experiences that reflect your own and learn more about their founder journey.
    The YC Founder Directory
  • Announcement
    #3 Product of the week
    Launch YC ranked 3rd Product of the week for Jul 2, 2022 with 858 upvotes and 57 comments
    Jul 2, 2022
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    #1 Product of the day
    Launch YC ranked 1st Product of the day for Jun 30, 2022 with 619 upvotes and 49 comments
    Jun 30, 2022
  • Launch
    On Launch YC, you can sort by industry, batch, votes, and launch date to uncover products that are most relevant to you. Vote for the newly launched startups to help them climb up the leaderboard, try out product demos, and learn about the founding team.
    Launch YC
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    #3 Product of the day
    YC Directory ranked 3rd Product of the day for Sep 22, 2020 with 472 upvotes and 25 comments
    Sep 22, 2020
  • Launch
    Discover YC companies by batch, industry, region, and company size, as well as Black, Latinx, and women founders.
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    #4 Product of the day
    YC World ranked 4th Product of the day for Sep 12, 2017 with 571 upvotes and 24 comments
    Sep 12, 2017