This Week at YC: How Awesomic Scaled Amidst the Chaos of War

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🌱 Scaling a Startup From a Bunker: Founders' Story from Ukraine
How the founders of Awesomic (YC S21) survived, relocated a team, and scaled their startup amidst the chaos of war in their country.


📺 Turning Your Users Into Paying Customers
This week, step inside the Group Partner Lounge to hear YC Group Partners Harj Taggar, Michael Seibel, and Brad Flora go over when (and why) startups should start charging their users, and the exceptions for when they shouldn't.


🎓 Register for Startup School Live 2022
Our 7-week course where YC Group Partners and successful YC founders teach you how to build a billion-dollar company, begins on June 27th! It’s free and open to everyone, and for the first time ever, YC alumni will host in-person meetups and talks in their offices across 30+ cities all over the world. Register today at


🚀 The Launchpad

The latest YC company launches
Salt Lake City, Utah
Peer support groups to overcome addiction

Tokyo, Japan
Headless ERP for enterprises
San Francisco, California
API for at-home health data

San Francisco, California
Simple sales CRM for startups and SMBs
Austin, Texas
Health disclosure and accommodation management platform

New York, New York
Data and analytics for profitable green infrastructure
Krave Mart
Karachi, Pakistan
Groceries delivered within minutes

NFT Access
New York, New York
Multi-chain NFT event ticketing
São Paulo, Brazil
We help Brazilians shop in a smarter way

Maverick Bioworks
San Francisco, California
Developing custom enzymes for industrial & manufacturing partners
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💼 Jobs at YC Startups

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Playhouse (YC S21)
TikTok for real estate
HiringFounding Full-Stack Engineer
Remote • 3+ years experience
Fieldguide (YC S20)
Automation & collaboration software for audit & advisory firms
Hiring: Sr. Software Engineer
SF / Remote • 3+ years experience
Enso (YC S21)
The most interactive ELT / data processing tool
Hiring: Sr. Rust Developer
Remote • 0.10% - 1.00 % • 6+ years experience
Unlayer (YC W22)
Embeddable email and web editing software
Hiring: Product Designer
Remote • 3+ years experience


🌎 The YC Community

Highlights from our founders

📈 The Bar

The latest raises and rounds from YC companies
JABU Logistics (YC S21)
$15M Series A • Windhoek, Namibia
Namibian B2B e-commerce retail platform JABU raises $15M led by Tiger Global

GoSats (YC W22)
$4M Pre-Series A • Bengaluru, India
Bitcoin Reward App GoSats Bags Funding To Make Consumers Earn More Cashbacks
Orange Health (YC S20)
$25M Series B • Bengaluru, India
Diagnostics Service Provider Orange Health Raises $25 Mn To Build New Labs

Vital (YC W20)
$2.9M Seed • San Francisco, California
Announcing Vital's $2.9m seed round led by Point Nine
Super (YC W18)
$70M Series C • Surabaya, Indonesia
Indonesian Social Commerce Platform Super Raises $70 Million In Series C Funding Led By NEA

Forcyte Biotechnologies (YC W21)
$5.7M Venture • Los Angeles, California
Mechano-therapeutics Discovery Startup Forcyte Bio Secures New Funding, Bringing Total to >$5.7 Million, to Develop Drug Pipeline
Endpoint Health (YC W19)
$52M Series A • Palo Alto, California
Endpoint Health Raises $52 Million in Financing to Expand and Progress Precision Immunology Pipeline

Yummy (YC S21)
$47M Venture • Caracas, Venezuela
Yummy’s super-sized round helps grow its delivery, ride-sharing super app in LatAm
Go1 (YC S15)
$100M Venture • San Francisco, California
Go1 nabs $100M at a $2B+ valuation to upgrade its curated enterprise learning platform

Ivy Homes (YC S21)
$7M Seed • Bengaluru, India
Proptech startup Ivy Homes raises $7M from Khosla Ventures, Venture Highway, others
Ivella (YC S21)
$3.5M Seed • Santa Monica, California
Ivella is the latest fintech focused on couples banking, with a twist

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