Y Combinator Announced Winter Batch 21 list; 14 Indian Startups Secured the place in the List

  • Y Combinator invested in nearly 99 Indian startups, of which 0 have been launched publicly.
  • It is noteworthy that most of the Indian startups that made into the list are founded this year (2020).
  • The startups are spread across all the sectors from Heath and Fitness to Deeptech.

Y Combinator, a US-based early-stage startup accelerator program, has finalized 14 Indian startups that will be participating in its winter batch of 2021. The event is scheduled to be conducted between January and March.

The firm has invested in nearly 99 Indian startups, which have gone on to raise nearly $713 Mn from investors. Of the total 99 startups, 80 have been launched publicly.

Some of the notable companies that the firm is backing are social commerce platform Meesho, financial services company Cleartax, and bookkeeping platform Khatabook.

Other companies include payments card company FamPay, automated unified data platform Hevo Data, stockbroking platform Groww and coworking platform Innov8.

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The startups in Y Combinator’s Winter Batch 2021 are:

StartupFounded (Year)Head officeSector
Bueno Finance2019GurugramFintech
FifthTry2020NoidaMedia &
Flux Auto2016BengaluruDeeptech
Pibit.Ai (AI Claim)2020BengaluruSaaS
Hey Prescribe2019KeralaHealthtech
Snazzy2019N/AHealth &
YourQuote2016BengaluruMedia & Entertainment

Earlier, Y Combinator had also announced its Summer Batch of 2020, which had 14 Indian startups like Zuddle, Medpiper, SockSoho, Decentro, Mesh, and others.

About Y Combinator: Y Combinator is an American seed money startup accelerator launched in March 2005. Every year it conducts a 3-month-long intensive accelerator program twice for early-stage ventures around the globe.

It also hosts a demo day, along with several investors from across the world, to invest in these ventures. Besides the financial aid and fine-tuning the startup’s pitch deck, it also supports and mentors them to deal with investors and acquirers.

“with inputs from inc42”

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