Only 400 out of 17,000 get into YC.
Dalton Caldwell, Managing Director & Group Partner at YC, shares what makes teams stand out.
First thing: technical excellence 🔍
The team should have someone who can actually build the product.
Some kind of founder/market fit for what the idea is.
And of course, this technical founder shouldn’t be alone.
Ideally, there is more than one co-founder.
Startups are ultimately a battle against yourself and it’s hard doing it all by yourself.
Sharing Alexander Jarvis' list of resources from Y Combinator to help you get into the esteemed program.
✔ YC Application Checklist
✔ What Y Combinator looks for in a founder
✔ Startup Ideas We’d like to Fund
✔ How to ace your YC interview
✔ 31 Tips for a Successful Y Combinator Application
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