in short known as YC is one of the most desirable places for early-stage startup founders, till now YC has shaped more than 18 unicorns startups
Since 2014 about 40 Indian startups make their place in YC and surprisingly about 14 startups got selected in 2019 batch.
What is YCombinator(YC)?
YC is a startup accelerator which selects a batch of startups twice in a year and provides them with a funding amount of about 150,000 $
at the equity of about 7%
YC winter batch starts in January and ends in March while the summer batch starts in June and continue till August.
After getting selected in YC startups get reshaped into proper businesses with proper business plans and after three month period, each selected startup has to pitch on demo day for investment opportunities.
YC is founded by Paul Graham, Jessica Livingston, Trevor Blackwell, and Robert Tappan Morris
in 2005. Currently, YC startups have raised more than 25$ billion and its portfolio includes startups like Airbnb, Stripe, Quora, Dropbox, Gitlab, Doorbash,
Which are the Indian YCombinator incubated startups?
Till 2014 about 40 Indian startups made their place in YC accelerator of Silicon Valley which includes startups like ClearTax, RazorPay, Meesho, Drivezy, and Groww.
Now let’s take a look at 2019 YC startups list which includes:
is an online platform for ordering tailored clothes for Indian women where they deliver your stitched clothes to your home. Currently, Binks is operating only in Banglore.
Wingman is a virtual software assistant which act as wingman for sales representatives by providing them accurate information while making conversation with clients. Wingman promises that it reduce the onboarding time for clients by 50%.
Digi-Prex is an online platform where you upload your medical prescription either online or from WhatsApp and they deliver medicines at your doorstep. Digi-Prex says that they provide medicines 15% cheaper when compared to local medicine shops.
Mela Appis an e-commerce platform that enables users to do shopping in the group via WhatsApp and Facebook.
is a platform which aggregates audio content in Indian languages on their mobile App and website. Content includes motivational audios, news in audio and other knowledge-based podcasts.
is a Hyderabad based startup which provides hair loss solution via their hair solution kit which includes Biotin vitamins, herbal shampoo and USA approved medicines.
Check out our detailed article on Nonu care
which talks about their history, products, founders, achivements and much more (here)
is a local new provider in Telgu in the regions of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Lokal along with local news also provide job updates, job notifications, quizzes, question-answers, and many more updates.
GreenTigerallows Indian traders to trade on US stocks (NASDAQ & NYSE) without any commission fees.
is solving the problem of fuel refilling in consumers vehicles they deliver petrol/ Diesel in the desired quantity at the doorstep. Currently, it is operational in Bangalore and they claim to have more than 3000 business customer.
Vahanis an online platform powered with AI which enables jobs seeker and job providers to interact via chat. Vahn is currently partnered with dunzo which helped them to meet their growth targets and reduce their costs.
MyScootis a platform to discover and meet new people in the house parties. On MyScoot you can host a house party or join some other party, they verify each profile with their five-tier verification system to avoid frauds.
is solving the problem of core engineering jobs for freshers by providing them an e-learning portal which offers mechanical engineering courses in high quality and also promises 100% job guarantee.
is a wearable robotics company which provides wearable to children with disabilities that makes them walk. They provide Giat training(a type of physical therapy) with their wearables which allows children to exercise while trying to walk.
is transforming manual trading in crypto towards automation in which trader doesn’t have to code even a single line, they can simply make their strategy using drag and drop elements.
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