Since 2021, Y Combinator has backed at least eight African food delivery startup, especially in the most recent cohorts. Is YC's bet geared towards producing the next DoorDash?
Health-focused insurtech Eden Care is the first Rwandan company to join Y Combinator (YC). The company is participating in the on-going summer batch of the accelerator.
Garry Tan, YC's president has disclosed that the accelerator is shutting down its $700M Continuity Fund targeted at growth-stage startups, this will affect 20% of YC's employees.
These African companies are participating in Y Combinator's 2023 winter batch.
Segun Adeyemi has launched a new startup, Anchor, three years after he exited Amplifypay. Anchor becomes the first BaaS company to be backed by YC.
Contrary to several media reports, we found out that PetaSales is not the first Nigerian or African company that YC invested in.
These African companies that have been accepted into Y Combinator Summer 2022 batch out of 146 companies, globally.