YC Summer 2021 Batch Stats

Earlier this month we hosted our 33rd Demo Day where 377 companies presented virtually. You can see a list of the companies that presented on-the-record in the YC Directory.

Here are stats on the YC S21 batch:

    • 377 companies
    • 47 countries represented – that represents over 4 billion people around the world
    • About 50% of the companies are based outside the US
    • The top countries represented, excluding the US, include: India (33), UK (18), Mexico (17), Canada (18), Brazil (11), and Singapore (12)

Categories:

    • B2B/Enterprise – 30%
    • Fintech (including consumer fintech) – 18%
    • Consumer (including consumer healthcare) – 15%
    • DevTools – 14%
    • Bio/Healthcare (Diagnostics/Therapeutics/Med Device) – 9%
    • Education – 5%
    • Climate/Energy/Sustainability – 4%
    • Real Estate/Housing/Construction – 3%
    • Aerospace/Aviation – 2%

Founder demographics:

    • 37% of the batch identify as an underrepresented founder (Women, Black and Latinx, Native American)
    • Women founders: 22% of the companies have a woman founder, 12% of the founders are women
    • Demographic breakdown:
      • 17% Asian founders
      • 4% Black founders
      • 15% LatinX
      • 5% Middle Eastern or North African
      • .33% Native American or Native Hawaiian
      • 17% South Asian
      • 43% White

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