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Y Combinator (YC) is a startup fund and program. YC has programs and resources that support founders throughout the life of their company. Startup School teaches the basics of starting a company. The YC batch program helps founders as they build their product, talk to their customers, and raise funding.

Headquarters

San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, West Coast

Founded in

2005

Company Size

Employees

investor type

Accelerator

investment stage

Company Size

Employees

Sectors of focus

geographical focus

214

Team

FUNDING ROUNDS

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Oolu Energy & Resources
Amount $1,000,000
Date Aug 18, 2015
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator, Investo
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Afrostream Media & Entertainment
Amount $120,000
Date Aug 18, 2015
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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OMG Digital Media & Entertainment
Amount Undisclosed
Date Jan 20, 2016
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Instabug Software
Amount $120,000
Date Mar 22, 2016
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Paystack Financial Services
Amount $120,000
Date Mar 24, 2016
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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OMG Digital Media & Entertainment
Amount $120,000
Date Apr 29, 2016
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Flutterwave Financial Services
Amount $230,000
Date Aug 15, 2016
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Zillionize, Y Combinator, Rayyan Islam, Palm Drive Capital, Lynett Capital, Green Visor Capital, Golden Palm Investments, Data Collective, Courtney Broadus, Arab Angel Fund Management
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OMG Digital Media & Entertainment
Amount Undisclosed
Date Aug 22, 2016
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Zillionize, Y Combinator
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WaystoCap E-Commerce & Retail
Amount $120,000
Date Mar 20, 2017
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Aella Credit Financial Services
Amount $120,000
Date Mar 20, 2017
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Nomba Financial Services
Amount $120,000
Date Mar 21, 2017
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Tizeti Information Technology
Amount $2,100,000
Date May 22, 2017
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Zeno Ventures, Y Combinator, Western Technology Investment, Vy Capital, Social Capital, Picus Capital, Michael Seibel, Lynett Capital, Golden Palm Investments, Gabriel Hammond, Friále, ACE & Company
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Reliance Health Healthcare & Pharma
Amount $2,000,000
Date Jun 15, 2017
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Partech Partners, Y Combinator
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Flutterwave Financial Services
Amount $10,000,000
Date Aug 1, 2017
Funding Round
Series A
investors
Y Combinator, Plug and Play, Greycroft, Glynn Capital Management, Green Visor Capital
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Releaf E-Commerce & Retail
Amount $120,000
Date Aug 7, 2017
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Oolu Energy & Resources
Amount $3,200,000
Date Oct 9, 2017
Funding Round
Series A
investors
Y Combinator, Persistent Energy Capital
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Helium Health Healthcare & Pharma
Amount $2,000,000
Date Oct 15, 2017
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Tencent Holdings, Y Combinator, The Chrysalis Capital, Western Technology Investment (WTI), Vy Capital, Venturesouq
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Aella Credit Financial Services
Amount Undisclosed
Date Oct 19, 2017
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator, 500 Startups, Zeno Ventures, Vy Capital, Unis Venture Fund
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Passerine Aircraft Corporation Transport & Logistics
Amount $120,000
Date Jan 4, 2018
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Kobo360 Transportation & Logistics
Amount $120,000
Date Jun 29, 2018
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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CowryWise Financial Services
Amount $120,000
Date Aug 20, 2018
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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BuyCoins Financial Services
Amount $120,000
Date Aug 20, 2018
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Names & Faces Information Technology
Amount $120,000
Date Aug 21, 2018
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Paystack Financial Services
Amount $10,205,000
Date Aug 28, 2018
Funding Round
Series A
investors
Stripe, Y Combinator, Tencent Holdings, Visa
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Tizeti Information Technology
Amount $3,000,000
Date Sep 5, 2018
Funding Round
Series A
investors
4DX Ventures, Y Combinator, Western Technology Investment, Social Capital, Lynett Capital, Golden Palm Investments
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Kobo360 Transportation & Logistics
Amount $6,000,000
Date Dec 7, 2018
Funding Round
Series A
investors
International Finance Corporation, Y Combinator, TLcom Capital Partners
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Nala Financial Services
Amount $150,000
Date Dec 11, 2018
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Thrive Agric Agriculture
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 15, 2019
Funding Round
Seed II
investors
Y Combinator
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Wallets Africa Financial Services
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 18, 2019
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Schoolable Financial Services
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 18, 2019
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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CredPal Financial Services
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 18, 2019
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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54gene Healthcare & Pharma
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 20, 2019
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Breadfast E-commerce
Amount $150,000
Date Jun 25, 2019
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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54gene Healthcare & Pharma
Amount $4,500,000
Date Jul 2, 2019
Funding Round
Seed II
investors
Better Ventures, Fifty Years Fund, Hack VC, Techammer, KdT Ventures, Y Combinator
Amount $150,000
Date Aug 12, 2019
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Kobo360 Transportation & Logistics
Amount $20,000,000
Date Aug 14, 2019
Funding Round
Series A
investors
Asia Africa Investment & Consulting, Goldman Sachs, International Finance Corporation, TLcom Capital Partners, Y Combinator
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Thndr Financial Services
Amount Undisclosed
Date Dec 15, 2019
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Y Combinator, 4DX Ventures, Endure Capital, Raba Capital, MSA Capital
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Dayra Financial Services
Amount $15,000
Date Dec 30, 2019
Funding Round
Grant
investors
Y Combinator
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Reliance Health Healthcare & Pharma
Amount $6,000,000
Date Jan 15, 2020
Funding Round
Series A
investors
Partech Partners, Y Combinator, Golden Palm Investments, Ventures Platform, LoftyInc Capital
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Yassir Transportation & Logistics
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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WorkPay Financial Services
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Termii Information Technology
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed II
investors
Y Combinator
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Tambua Health Inc. Health & Pharmaceuticals
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Float Financial Services
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Send Transportation & Logistics
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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NUMI Transportation & Logistics
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Healthlane Health & Pharmaceuticals
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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CrowdForce Information Technology
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Bamboo Financial Services
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Avion UAV Transportation & Logistics
Amount $150,000
Date Mar 17, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Sakneen E-commerce
Amount $150,000
Date Jun 15, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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MarketForce Financial Services
Amount $150,000
Date Aug 12, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Thndr Financial Services
Amount $150,000
Date Aug 26, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Ramani Information Technology
Amount $150,000
Date Aug 26, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Afriex Financial Services
Amount $150,000
Date Aug 26, 2020
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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CredPal Financial Services
Amount $1,500,000
Date Dec 2, 2020
Funding Round
Pre-Series A
investors
Y Combinator, GreenHouse Capital, Tangerine Life
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Mono Financial Services
Amount $125,000
Date Feb 2, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Djamo Financial Services
Amount $125,000
Date Feb 5, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Kidato Education
Amount $125,000
Date Mar 5, 2021
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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NowPay Financial Services
Amount Undisclosed
Date Mar 14, 2021
Funding Round
Pre-Series A
investors
Y Combinator, Global Ventures, Beco Capital, Endure Capital, Foundation Ventures
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Blueloop Financial Services
Amount $125,000
Date Mar 22, 2021
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Afriex Financial Services
Amount $1,200,000
Date Mar 23, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Launch Africa Ventures, Y Combinator, SoftBank Opportunity Fund, Future Africa, Brightstone Venture Capital, Processus Capital, Uncommon Ventures, A$AP Capital, Precursor Ventures, Ivernet Holdings
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Prospa Nigeria Financial Services
Amount $125,000
Date Mar 23, 2021
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Flextock Transportation & Logistics
Amount $3,250,000
Date May 5, 2021
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Foundation Ventures, MSA Capital, CRE Venture Capital, Alter Global, Jameel Investment Management Company, B&Y Venture Partners, Access Bridge Ventures, Y Combinator
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Mecho Autotech Commercial and Professional Services
Amount $125,000
Date Jul 7, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Suplias E-commerce
Amount $125,000
Date Jul 7, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Lemonade Finance Financial Services
Amount $125,000
Date Jul 7, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Amenli Financial Services
Amount $125,000
Date Jul 7, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Odiggo E-Commerce & Retail
Amount $125,000
Date Jul 7, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Chari E-commerce
Amount $125,000
Date Jul 7, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Freterium Information Technology
Amount $125,000
Date Jul 7, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Floatpays Financial Services
Amount $125,000
Date Jul 7, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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MarketForce Financial Services
Amount $2,000,000
Date Jul 8, 2021
Funding Round
Pre-Series A
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Launch Africa Ventures, V8 Capital Partners, Future Africa, GreenHouse Capital, Rebel Fund, Remapped Ventures, P1 Ventures, Y Combinator
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ShipBlu Transportation & Logistics
Amount $150,000
Date Jul 8, 2021
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Odiggo E-Commerce & Retail
Amount $2,200,000
Date Aug 22, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator, 500 Startups, Plug and Play Ventures, Seedra Ventures, LoftyInc Capital Management
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Chari E-commerce
Amount Undisclosed
Date Aug 24, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Orange Ventures, Plug and Play, Y Combinator
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Pylon Energy & Resources
Amount $125,000
Date Sep 1, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Fingo Financial Services
Amount $125,000
Date Sep 1, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Infiuss Health & Pharmaceuticals
Amount $125,000
Date Sep 1, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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PayHippo Financial Services
Amount $125,000
Date Sep 1, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Union54 Financial Services
Amount $125,000
Date Sep 1, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Yemaachi Biotechnology Health & Pharmaceuticals
Amount $125,000
Date Sep 1, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Chari E-commerce
Amount $5,000,000
Date Oct 6, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Rocket Internet, Global Founders Capital, P1 Ventures, Plug and Play, Y Combinator, Village Capital, Orange Ventures, Air Angels, SPE Capital, Pincus, Reflect Ventures
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Sendbox Transportation & Logistics
Amount $1,800,000
Date Oct 18, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
4DX Ventures, Enza Capital, FJLabs, Golden Palm Investments, Flexport, Y Combinator
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Vendease E-commerce
Amount $3,200,000
Date Oct 25, 2021
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Global Founders Capital, Y Combinator, Hustle Fund, Liquid 2 Ventures, Hack VC, Soma Capital
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Lemonade Finance Financial Services
Amount $725,000
Date Nov 1, 2021
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Y Combinator, Microtraction, Ventures Platform, Acuity Ventures
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Breadfast E-commerce
Amount $26,000,000
Date Nov 3, 2021
Funding Round
Series A
investors
Vostok New Ventures, Endure Capital, JAM Fund, Y Combinator Continuity Fund, Shorooq Partners, 4DX Ventures, Flexport
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IdentityPass Information Technology
Amount $120,000
Date Dec 27, 2021
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Jabu E-commerce
Amount $3,200,000
Date Jan 6, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Afore Capital, Y Combinator, FJ Labs, Quiet Capital, Kli Capital, Pareto Capital
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Duplo E-commerce
Amount $1,300,000
Date Feb 10, 2022
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Oui Capital, MyAsiaVC, Y Combinator, Olugbenga Agboola, Abdul Hassan
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Freterium Information Technology
Amount $4,000,000
Date Feb 17, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Partech Partners, CDG Invest, Y Combinator, Flexport, Swiss Founders Fund, Outlierz Ventures
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Simplifyd Communication Services
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 21, 2022
Funding Round
Pre-Seed
investors
Future Africa, Y Combinator
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Yemaachi Biotechnology Health & Pharmaceuticals
Amount $3,000,000
Date Mar 21, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
V8 Capital Partners, Life Line Family Heritage Fund, Y Combinator, Tencent Holdings, LoftyInc Capital Management, VestedWorld, VSquare Capital, Ethan Perlstein
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Lenco Financial Services
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 29, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Vendy Financial Services
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 29, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Bloom Financial Services
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 29, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Curacel Financial Services
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 29, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Plumter Financial Services
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 29, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Sendme
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 29, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Payourse Financial Services
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 29, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Convoy
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 29, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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Nash Financial Services
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 29, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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CIRT Information Technology
Amount $500,000
Date Mar 29, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Y Combinator
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IdentityPass Information Technology
Amount $2,800,000
Date May 11, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
MaC Venture Capital, Y Combinator, Soma Capital, True Capital Fund
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Topship Transportation & Logistics
Amount $2,500,000
Date May 16, 2022
Funding Round
Seed
investors
Flexport, Y Combinator,Soma Capital, Starling Ventures, Olive Tree Capital, Capital X, True Capital

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