Learn how to start a startup with YC’s free 10-week online course.

100 companies who complete the course will also receive $10K.

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what you get
Startup Network
Join a network of over 2880 founders across 140 countries. Find entrepreneurs near you and build meaningful connections.
Forum
Exclusive access to a forum of all Startup School founders. Get feedback, support and help from the community.
Pitching
Learn how to tell your story to customers and investors. You'll have the opportunity to share what you're working on with the public.
Mentorship
Get direct access to advisors from Y Combinator. Participate in weekly group office hours and set goals for your company.
Exclusive deals
Cut startup costs and get discounts from the best in the business (Stripe, Digital Ocean, Amazon Web Services, and more).
Stay Alive
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First hand experience of how to keep your company going. Complete the course for a chance at $10k in funding.
success stories

“Startup School helped me launch Necto and eventually get accepted into the YC core program. We graduated W18 with $1.5M in funding and a funnel of 145 potential operators and a growing ISP here in SF Bay Area.”

Benjamin Huang
Founder at Necto
Benjamin Huang

“The primary benefit for us was meeting with other founders and our YC mentor on a weekly basis. Our mentor, Radu, provided creative and actionable advice on how to capitalize on the opportunities that come our way.”

Alyona Medelian
Founder at Thematic
Alyona Medelian

“Startup School was the program that gave us the next level of access to the YC community and ultimately led to Y Combinator funding our startup.”

David Head
Founder at Sixty
David Head
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Learn how to start a startup with YC’s free 10-week online course.

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