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💪🏽 Important Lifestyle Habits for Successful Founders
Dalton and Michael discuss the best approaches to developing a healthy lifestyle that ultimately helps you run and grow a successful startup. Founders, take care of yourselves out there.

 ✍🏽 Learnings of a CEO: Max Rhodes, Faire
Outside of the YC community, little has been documented on best practices to be an effective CEO. We want to help founders everywhere scale and build enduring companies — and today, we’re launching a new series to do just that: Learnings of a CEO.

🚀 The Launchpad

Ten Lives
San Francisco, California
Sustainable, high-protein cat food
London, United Kingdom
Confidently ship analytics code faster with less errors
Kirkland, Washington
The data assistant for engineering leaders

Dr. Treat
San Francisco, California
Tech-enabled personalized & preventive veterinary care
Winter Garden, Florida
Banking app for the 62M Latinos living in the US

Cali, Colombia
Corporate mental health platform for LATAM
Barcelona, Spain
Easy returns, faster refunds

Blacktop Hoops by Vinci Games
Berkeley, California
Multiplayer VR basketball for the Metaverse
Hello Cognition
New York, New York
Search engine for software developers

San Francisco, California
Prototype-to-production ML in days not weeks
Mountain View, California
Access Management for SaaS applications

Paris, France
Build internal apps with zero code
New York, New York
Plaid for Insurance

Browse the latest launches on Launch YC

🌎 The YC Community

Highlights from our founders
🔥 Top Posts on Hacker News

💼 Jobs at YC Startups

Universal financial transaction data enrichment
HiringBackend Engineer
USA & Canada / Remote • $170k+ • 0.50%
User Research CRM
Hiring: Founding Software Engineer (Product, Backend)
New York / Nashville / Remote • $100k - $150k • 0.05% - 1.50%
Find your best customers
Hiring: Founding Engineer
New York, NY / Remote • $150k - $200k • 1.00% - 2.00%
VacationHomeRents for vacation rentals
Hiring: React Frontend Engineer
Remote • $70k - $150k • 0.10% - 1.00%


📈 The Bar

The latest raises and rounds from YC companies
Persephone Biosciences (YC W18)
$15M Seed • San Diego, California
Persephone puts poop to work to explore and heal your gut microbiome

Bloom (YC W22)
$6.5M Seed • Khartoum, Sudan
Sudanese fintech Bloom nabs $6.5M, backed by Y Combinator, GFC and Visa
ClassDojo (IK12)
$125M Series D • San Francisco, California
ClassDojo Won Over Classrooms. Now It’s On A $125 Million Mission To Bring Kids To The Metaverse

HireArt (YC W12)
$26.25M Series B • New York, New York
HireArt lands $26.25M to help manage and recruit W2 contractors for clients
Whatnot (YC W20)
$260M Series D • Los Angeles, California
Livestream Shopping Stays Hot As Whatnot Valuation More Than Doubles To $3.7 Billion

Mono (YC W22)
$6M Seed • Bogotá, Colombia
Mono aims to be ‘first bankingless bank’ for Latin America’s small businesses
Noloco (YC S21)
$1.4M Seed • Dublin, Ireland
No-code platform Noloco raises $1.4m in seed funding

Kapital (YC W22)
$10M Seed & $20M Debt • Mexico City, Mexico
Kapital obtiene 30 mdd para crecer en México y Colombia
Gordian Software (YC W19)
$25M Series A • Bellevue, Washington
Gordian Software Raises $25 Million for Airline Cross-Selling Tools

Strac (YC W22)
$3.5M Seed • Bellevue, Washington
Strac plugs into Slack, OneDrive and more to automatically redact sensitive info
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