This Week at YC: Announcing Startup School Live 2022

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👩‍🎓 Announcing Startup School Live 2022
We’re opening up registration for Startup School 2022, a live, online course where YC Group Partners and successful YC founders teach you how to build a billion-dollar company. For the first time ever, YC alumni will host in-person meetups and talks in their offices across 30+ cities, all over the world.

Class begins June 27th, and it’s free and open to everyone. Register today at


📺 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid as a Startup
Step inside the Group Partner Lounge to hear Y Combinator Group Partners Harj Taggar, Michael Seibel and Brad Flora discuss the many different mistakes founders make when they approach hiring for their startup and how to grow your team the correct way.


🚀 The Launchpad

The latest YC company launches
London, United Kingdom
Track and get insights across all your marketing activities

London, United Kingdom
Buy Now Pay Later for B2B businesses
Los Angeles, California
Launch and scale an NFT community without code

New York, New York
Verify businesses for compliance and risk
BlueHill Payments
San Francisco, California
Expanding payment flexibility and lowering rates for merchants

New York, New York
The app that pays you to save, spend, and send your money
Bengaluru, India
Mobile-first Quickbooks & Square for Indian SMEs

Two Dots
New York, New York
Universal income and employment verification
Toronto, Canada
Document intelligence platform for the construction industry

Palo Alto, California
Telehealth platform and Rx grade products for skin & hair care that work
Payload CMS
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Developer-first headless CMS and application framework
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💼 Jobs at YC Startups

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Snippyly (YC W22)
APIs to make your app multiplayer, just like Figma
HiringFounding Software Engineers
Remote • $100k - $180k • 0.50% - 1.00%
MutableAI (YC W22)
AI Accelerated Software Development
Hiring: Founding Full Stack Software Engineer
US / Remote • $100k - $180k • 0.50% - 2.00%
Release (YC W20)
Environments as a service
Hiring: Sr. Fullstack Engineer - Backend
Remote • $175k - $250k • 0.10% - 0.25%
UpEquity (YC S19)
UpEquity underwrites mortgages automatically
Hiring: Software Engineer
Austin • $90k - $120k


🌎 The YC Community

Highlights from our founders

📈 The Bar

The latest raises and rounds from YC companies
Seabound (YC W22)
$4.4M Seed • London, United Kingdom
Carbon capture is headed for the high seas

Unravel Carbon (YC W22)
$7.4M Seed • Singapore
Sequoia’s Surge leads $7.4m round of SG climate-tech firm
Xendit (YC S15)
$300M Series D • Indonesia
Indonesian Unicorn Xendit Bags $300 Million In Series D Funding

Pigeon Loans (YC W22)
$2.5M Seed • Miami, Florida
Pigeon Loans lands $2.5M seed round to level up loan platform
EXO Freight (YC W22)
$15M Series A • Royal Oak, Michigan
EXO Freight raises $15M to meet growing open deck demand

Explorex (YC S20)
$1.5M Pre-Seed • Bengaluru, India
With $1.5M funding boost, here’s how YC-backed Explorex will revolutionise the restaurant industry with its full-stack solution
PaletteHQ (YC S21)
$6M Seed • Paris, France
Palette sells a sales commission tool for modern sales teams

Questbook (CreatorOS) (YC W21)
$8.3M Series A • Bengaluru, India
QuestBook raises $8.3 million to help web3 developers secure funds
$15M Series A • São Paulo, Brazil
Tractian, which uses AI to monitor industrial equipment, raises $15M

Locale (YC S21)
$14M Seed • San Jose, California
Locale Raises $14 Million For Its Curated Food Delivery Platform
Instabug (YC W16)
$46M Series B • San Francisco, California
With a fresh $46M, Instabug aims to do more than fix your app’s bugs

Topship (YC W22)
$2.5M Seed • Lagos, Nigeria
Nigeria’s Topship raises $2.5M from Flexport and YC to help merchants with international shipping
Instabug (YC W20)
$3M Series B • New York, New York
Isabl’s rapid whole-genome analysis opens the playbook for cancer treatment

Redcliffe Lifesciences (YC W21)
$61M Series B • India
Diagnostics platform Redcliffe Lifetech bags $61m from LeapFrog Investments
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