Y Combinator Demo Day

Y Combinator’s biotech startups incubate a new generation of therapies and tools

Medical and biotech had a strong showing at Y Combinator’s latest demo day, with nearly a dozen companies in the space catching my eye. The things a startup can accomplish in this space are asto

Y Combinator’s new batch features its largest group of Indian startups

Y Combinator’s latest batch — W21 — features 350 startups from 41 nations. Fifty percent of the firms, the highest percentage to date, in the new batch are based outside of the United St

Equity Shot: Our favorite startups from YC Demo Day

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Yep, it’s another Equity Shot. We’re

Our 12 favorite startups from Y Combinator’s S20 Demo Day: Part 2

Figma for filmmakers, TikTok for English learners and a cryptocurrency twist that actually makes sense? After 197 pitches, Y Combinator’s Demo Day for its Summer 2020 cohort has concluded. While the

Our 11 favorite companies from Y Combinator’s S20 Demo Day: Part 1

Startup incubator and investment group Y Combinator today held the first of two demo days for founders in its Summer 2020 batch. So far, this cohort contains the usual mix of bold, impressive and, at

Citing concern over COVID-19, Y Combinator moves demo day online

Startup accelerator Y Combinator announced today that it has moved its demo day online, citing a “growing concern over COVID-19,” or coronavirus. The demo day has historically drawn crowds of Sili

YC is doubling down on these investment theses in its most recent batch

Changes at YC, trends in the startup universe and a breakdown of the accelerator's latest batch.

Our 12 favorite startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 2

After two days of founders tirelessly pitching, we’ve reached the end of YC’s Summer 2019 Demo Days. TechCrunch witnessed more than 160 on-the-record startup pitches coming out of Y Combin

Here are the 82 startups from day 2 of Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Days

Team TechCrunch was back for Day 2 of Y Combinator’s Summer 2019 Demo Days, where we heard from another massive chunk of startups that are taking disruption very seriously, even if they’re

All 59 startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s S18 Demo Day 2

From yeast-grown cannabinoids to project management software to consumer apps looking to gauge opinions on college campuses, a wide variety of spaces was represented on the second day of pitches from

10 startups that caught our eye from day 1 of YC Demo Day S18

From new wearables that detect breast cancer to creating the industrial supply chain for the meat replacement industry, the latest crop of Y Combinator companies showcased the breadth of entrepreneuri

All the companies from Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Demo Day (Day 2)

We once again braved the traffic of the 101 to bring you all the companies presenting on the second of Y Combinator's day of demos, for what is the 25th batch of startups that have gone through the pr

The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S’17 Demo Day 1

A stem cell cryobank, self-flying personal planes and an augmented reality data platform were amongst the highlights of the Y Combinator Summer 2017 Demo Day part 1. Based on investor buzz and what ca

All 51 startups that debuted at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day 2

More than 15,000 founders from 7,200 startups applied to this batch of Y Combinator. It chose just over 100 to go through its accelerator program. Today, the second half of those companies launched on

Wright Electric unveils its commercial electric plane business

Gas is the biggest cost for airlines. The easiest way to reduce these costs? Don't use gas at all. That was the pitch from Wright Electric, a startup building a commercial passenger plane that runs on

The 52 startups that launched at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day 1

Today was Y Combinator's 24th Demo Day, where the accelerator shows off its fresh companies to investors. International, AI and hardware products were the emergent themes of the 52 companies that laun

Launching at YC’s Demo Day, mRelief has a new tool to make public assistance more accessible

After years of hearing the private sector in the U.S. complain about the inefficiencies of government, investors are beginning to marshall their resources to help solve the problem. And no organizatio

Airmada poised to show their automated drone concept at Y Combinator Demo Day

During an afternoon call with me, Airmada CEO Dan Danay, outlined his autonomous drone product offering that he and co-founder Boris Lipchin are preparing for Y Combinator Demo Day next week. They

Here Are The 52 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Summer 2015 Demo Day 2

Hardware was the clear cut theme of Day 1, Demo Day 2 of Y Combinator's Summer 2015 was a bit more… eclectic. Moving services! Streaming services! Hotel booking, augmented reality, eSports! There w

The Top 10 Startups Of Y Combinator Winter ’15 Demo Day 2

Y Combinator unveiled one of its most impressive startup batches to date yesterday, featuring big ideas in medicine, finance, and marketplaces. After carefully watching the demos, speaking with founde
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