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Y Combinator
Business Description

Founded in 2005, Y Combinator Management is an accelerator firm that also specializes in venture capital investments based in Mountain View, California with an additional office in San Francisco, California. The firm specializes in incubation, seed, and later stage funding for early stage startups. It also makes later-stage venture and growth capital investments in startups that graduate from the Y Combinator accelerator. The firm primarily invests in technology companies with a focus on financial services, web, and mobile applications. It prefers to invest in companies based in the United States. The firm prefers to invest $120,000 seeking a stake of 7% in its portfolio companies as part of the accelerator program. The firm will selectively invest in portfolio companies valued at more than $300 million. It seeks to fund startups in batches which is twice a year. It runs two three-month funding cycles a year, one from January through March and one from June through August. It does not seek board seats, rights to participate in future rounds, or vetoes over strategic decisions.

  • Service Provider TypeAccelerator
  • Blockchain Portfolio-
  • Latest Funding TypeSeries A
  • Token Name (Symbol)-
  • Legal Name-
  • Operating StatusActive
  • Founded2005
  • Employee Count1-50
  • Subsidiary of-
  • Formerly Known As-
Funding rounds
Deal DateTarget NameDeal TypeIndustry SectorHQ CountryDeal Size
2017-03-20
Request Network
Seed / Angel
FinTech
Singapore
$120,000
2012-04-25
Ark
Seed / Angel
Blockchain Infrastructure
United States
$4,200,000
2014-07-16
Filecoin
Seed / Angel
Computing & Data Management
-
$120,000
2012-09-12
Coinbase
Seed / Angel
FinTech
United States
$600,000
2018-08-16
SFOX
Series A
FinTech
United States
$22,700,000
2018-11-13
Axoni
Series B
FinTech
United States
$36,000,000
2018-10-30
Coinbase
Series E
FinTech
United States
$300,000,000
2017-11-19
Quantstamp
Token Generation Event
RegTech
United States
$31,320,000
2017-09-08
Filecoin
Token Generation Event
Computing & Data Management
-
$205,800,000
2015-10-01
LiveEdu
Other Venture Capital
EdTech
United States
Undisclosed
2018-01-04
Hexel
Seed / Angel
Digital Marketing
United States
$120,000
2018-01-04
Quantstamp
Seed / Angel
RegTech
United States
$120,000
2014-06-25
Cognito
Seed / Angel
RegTech
United States
$2,000,000
2014-08-19
Protocol Labs
Seed / Angel
Blockchain Infrastructure
-
$120,000
2014-07-16
TradeBlock
Seed / Angel
Trading
United States
$2,800,000
2014-08-19
Bitaccess
Seed / Angel
Financial Services
Canada
$120,000
2018-12-17
Abacus
Seed / Angel
Asset Tokenization
United States
$2,000,000
2012-08-01
Authy
Seed / Angel
Identity Management
United States
$750,000
2014-08-19
Blockspring
Seed / Angel
Analytics & Research
United States
$120,000
2017-08-21
Dharma Labs
Seed / Angel
Blockchain Infrastructure
United States
$120,000
2019-02-05
Dharma Labs
Series A
Blockchain Infrastructure
United States
$7,000,000
Executive team
Executive NameTitleCountryCitySocials
Jessica Livingston
Founder, Partner
United States
San Francisco
Trevor Blackwell
Founder, Expert
United States
San Francisco
Headquarters