This Week at YC: Job Searching During an Economic Downturn and Startup School Live

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⭐ AMA with YC: Job searching during an economic downturn
Chat directly with YC employees about the job market, how to put together a strong application, and what questions you should be asking before you join a startup.

 🎓 Startup School Begins Next Week!
This will be the first Startup School course to feature in-person meetups and talks in over a hundred cities around the world! The 7 week course is free and open to everyone — register today at


🚀 The Launchpad

The latest YC company launches
San Francisco, California
Cross-border real estate transactions made easy

Istanbul, Turkey
Uber for Trucks for the Turkish Market
Downers Grove, Illinois
Making technology simple and accessible for home service contractors

Dev Tools
San Francisco, California
We help engineers not fix broken & flaky UI tests
Nairobi, Kenya
Simple receivable automation & payments for Africa’s small businesses

London, United Kingdom
The hybrid phone system for the future of work
Zoltar Labs
Mountain View, California
Smart contract testing and deployment made faster

Blumenau, Brazil
The easiest way for Brazilians to send and receive money from the US
San Francisco, California
Optimal prices, revealed by real customers

Toronto, Canada
Helping companies build great demos
Delhi, India
Global payment gateway to buy and sell crypto with fiat

Apply Design
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Automatically create amazing property listings

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💼 Jobs at YC Startups

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Probably Genetic (YC W19)
Helping biotech find genetic disease patients by testing them for free
HiringOffice Manager, Full-stack Engineer
New York / Remote
Alfie (YC W22)
Democratizing access to precision weight loss medications
Hiring: Chief Technology Officer
New York City / Remote • $130k - $175k • 1.00% - 3.00%
Fuse (YC W19)
Making fintech mutliplayer
Hiring: Sr. Software Engineer
New York City / London • 0.50% - 2.00% • 3+ Years
Blotout (YC W21)
Modern data infrastructure for sales and marketing
Hiring: Sr. UI/UX Engineer


🌎 The YC Community

Highlights from our founders

📈 The Bar

The latest raises and rounds from YC companies
Prenda (YC S19)
$20M Series B • Mesa, Arizona
Prenda raises $20M led by 776 to build tech to run K-8 microschools

Zippi (YC S19)
$16M Series A • São Paulo, Brazil
Brazil's Zippi attracts Tiger Global to $16M Series A to boost a credit solution via PIX for micro-entrepreneurs
Submittable (YC S12)
$47M Series C • Missoula, Montana
The Next Era of Social Impact: Announcing Submittable's $47 Million Series C Funding

Vendr (YC S19)
$150M Series B • Boston, Massachusetts
Software Procurement Startup Vendr Gains $1 Billion Valuation
Postscript (YC W19)
$65M Series C • Phoenix, Arizona
Postscript takes in $65M so Shopify merchants can send more personalized texts to customers

Bunkyr (YC W22)
$1M Pre-Seed • Denver, Colorado
Bunkyr raises over $1M to bring frictionless security to developers and end users
Crovus Robotics (YC S18)
$5M Seed • Boston, Massachusetts
Corvus is using drones to track warehouse inventory

Mono (YC W22)
$12M Series A • Bogotá, Colombia
Mono aims to be ‘first bankingless bank’ for Latin America’s small businesses
Formance (fka Numary) (YC S21)
€2.9M Pre-Seed • Paris, France
French fintech Formance secures €2.9 million to help companies build and track payment flows

Rider (YC W22)
$3.1M Seed • Karachi, Pakistan
How Rider Plans To Supercharge Pakistan’s E-commerce Sector
Epsilon3 (YC S21)
$15M Series A • Los Angeles, California
Epsilon3 raises $15 million for space project management platform

Impossible Mining (YC W22)
$10.1M Seed • San Jose, California
Impossible Mining is combing the seafloor for battery metals
The Ankler (YC W22)
$1.5M Seed • Los Angeles, California
The Ankler raises $1.5M seed at $20M valuation
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