Y Combinator Founded 2005
Founders Jessica Livingston Paul Graham Robert Morris Trevor Blackwell
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Total investments 1317
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 1317
Rounds per year 82.31
Lead investments 506
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.19
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Debt
Early Stage Venture
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Accounting
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Finance
Virtual Currency
Summary

Y Combinator appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2005. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Mountain View. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The current fund was established by Andrew Levy, Jessica Livingston, Paul Graham, Robert Morris, Trevor Blackwell. We also calculated 25 valuable employees in our database.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, Health Care. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Y Combinator, startups are often financed by FundersClub, Tikhon Bernstam, Kima Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are ZhenFund, Yunqi Partners, Winklevoss capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Yuri Milner, Vy Capital, Transmedia Capital.

The typical startup value when the investment from Y Combinator is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is generally included in more than 49 deals every year. Comparing to the other companies, this Y Combinator performs on 18 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
TrueNorth
Logistics
Software
Transportation
Seed
600K06 Feb 2020 Panama, San Francisco
Yoshi
Automotive
Fuel
Location Based Services
Oil and Gas
Seed
2M12 Jan 2017 Panama, San Francisco
Genecis
Biotechnology
CleanTech
Waste Management
Seed
1M01 Jun 2019 Canada, Toronto
Cowlar
Agriculture
AgTech
Internet of Things
Seed
17 Jan 2017 United States, Memphis
Upgraded Technologies
E-Commerce
Hardware
Internet
Shopping
Seed
22 Aug 2016 Panama, San Francisco
FidoCure
Health Care
Information Technology
Veterinary
Series A
10M29 Oct 2020 United States, Palo Alto
Tandem Chat
Apps
Internet
Software
Seed
7M20 Aug 2019 Panama, San Francisco
TellFi
Public Relations
Seed
01 Mar 2011 Panama, San Francisco
Tovala
Cooking
Delivery
Food and Beverage
Pre-Seed
500K19 Jan 2016 United States, Chicago
Ready
Android
Casual Games
Contact Management
Developer Platform
Financial Services
FinTech
Gaming
Mobile
Software
Video Games
Seed
1M24 Aug 2020 United States, New York
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