Y Combinator’s First Journey To India
Y Combinator is coming to India to conduct its first-ever interviews within the nation.
The U.S.-based seed accelerator, which has has been instrumental within the rise of Airbnb, Dropbix, Reddit, Twitch and Quora, will likely be holding interviews for the Summer season 2019 batch in Bengaluru from Could 7 to 9, based on a publish on its web site. “We’ve acquired an growing variety of purposes from India and it will permit us to interview extra Indian founders.”
Y Combinator has already funded over 40 Indian startups together with ClearTax, Meesho, Razorpay and Innov8. However that is the primary time that the accelerator will maintain interviews exterior California.
“These will likely be identical to common YC interviews in each approach. There is no such thing as a distinction to the applying, what we search for in an software, and our standards for acceptance,” the assertion mentioned. “If accepted, you’ll be a part of the YC Summer season 2019 batch instantly. The in-person program begins in June in Mountain View, California, however you’ll get funding and have entry to YC companions and sources straight away.”
The final date of making use of is April 12.
Often, Y Combinator invests cash in a lot of startups twice a 12 months. It has two batches—one from January to March and the opposite from June to August. It has invested in over 1,500 startups with a collective valuation of greater than $100 billion.