Category Archives: Y Combinator Demo Day

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 Y Combinator’s Summer 2018 class. As we noted yesterday, B2B software and services was the biggest vertical with 30 percent of the 132 startups falling into that slice of the categorical pie. Healthcare-related startups were close behind with 28 percent. Here’s the full breakdown if you’re curious. Aerospace: 3% Agriculture: 1% Automotive: 2% B2B Software and […]

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10 startups that caught our eye from Y Combinator S18 Demo Day 1

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 entrepreneurial innovation that encapsulates the waning days of 2018. While the entire batch of 63 companies was impressive, a few in particular caught our eye. So take a look below at our picks for some of the hits from this year’s summer cohort of companies. Oxygen Breaking freelancers from the month-to-month boom-and-bust payment cycles that bind them, Oxygen […]

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