How long is YC demo video?
How long is YC demo video?
one minute long
YC Says: Key points to filming your YC Application Video The video should be one minute long… [Though Zenefits famously went on for 2 minutes and 37 seconds]. …and should be uploaded to YouTube.
What should I say in YC video?
In the video please introduce yourselves, explain what you’re doing and why, and tell us anything else you want to about the founders or the project. The video should be 1 minute long and should contain nothing except the founders talking.
How do you write a good YC application?
General Tips for Applying to Y Combinator
- Get to the point.
- Impress them (concisely)
- Avoid marketing speak.
- Stay away from buzzwords.
- Strive for excellence, not perfection.
- Apply early.
- Be formidable.
- Be resourceful.
What questions are on the YC application?
Advice on YC Application Questions
- Describe your company in 50 characters or less.
- What is your company going to make? (
- How long have the founders known one another and how did you meet?
- How far along are you? (
- How many active users or customers do you have?
- Why did you pick this idea to work on?
What is Y Combinator acceptance rate?
1.5% – 2%
Since 2005, Y Combinator has funded over 3,000 companies and worked with over 6,000 founders. Every 6 months over 10,000 companies apply to participate in our accelerator and we typically have a 1.5% – 2% acceptance rate.
How do you ace Y Combinator application?
How to Ace the Y Combinator Application
- 1) Don’t try to hack it. Many people ask me what’s the “trick” or “hack” to get into YC.
- 2) Don’t use jargon or try to sound smart.
- 3) Don’t write a novel.
- 4) Don’t do what you think will look good.
- 5) Don’t give up on your company.
How hard is it to get YC?
Getting into YC is tough. That rumored acceptance rate of 1.5% for both the winter and summer programs means competition is tough. But you know what acceptance rate is even lower than 1.5? Zero percent — which is what you’ll experience if you don’t apply.
What does YC look for in founders?
Determination We thought when we started Y Combinator that the most important quality would be intelligence. That’s the myth in the Valley. And certainly you don’t want founders to be stupid. But as long as you’re over a certain threshold of intelligence, what matters most is determination.
How long is a YC interview?
The YC interview You spend ten minutes in a room with 3 – 5 partners who ask a lot of questions very quickly. Your job is to answer questions concisely and get at least one partner to say yes.
How many applicants does YC get?
Every 6 months over 10,000 companies apply to participate in our accelerator and we typically have a 1.5% – 2% acceptance rate. We now have more than 110 companies valued over $100M and more than 25 companies valued over $1B. To see a complete directory of YC companies please visit the YC Startup Directory.
Is it hard to get a YC interview?
It’s one of the most sought-after Silicon Valley accelerators that’s harder to get into than Harvard and a complete game-changer for startups. Depending on your source, the Y Combinator acceptance rate is between 1.5% to 3%. There is no formula for getting into YC.
How many people get accepted into Y Combinator?
Every 6 months over 10,000 companies apply to participate in our accelerator and we typically have a 1.5% – 2% acceptance rate. We now have more than 110 companies valued over $100M and more than 25 companies valued over $1B.
Is getting into YC hard?
Getting into YC is tough. That rumored acceptance rate of 1.5% for both the winter and summer programs means competition is tough.