Each fund is run independently, and your investment will be equally distributed between all five funds.
Each fund is led by an experienced investor that is a YC alumnus or insider.
YC Visiting Partner, Founder S06 & W14
Divya’s involvement with Y Combinator began 16 years ago when she dropped out of grad school to found Jamglue (YC S06). She also founded Rickshaw (YC W14), a logistics company that she sold to DoorDash in 2017. After DoorDash, she served as Chief Product Officer at Virta Health where she led product, engineering, design, and analytics during a phase of rapid growth through their Series D. Her angel investing experience began in 2014 when she chose investments on behalf of a group of Y Combinator alumni, including FlutterWave, The Flex Company, and several others that have gone on to raise or successfully exit. Most recently, she was a visiting partner at Y Combinator for the W22 and S22 batches.
Holly Liu Demo Day Fund S22
YC Founder, S08
Christopher founded BackType (YC S08), a SaaS analytics company he sold to Twitter in 2011. At Twitter, he helped launch Ads and was responsible for the Ads Center until 2014, which grew revenue to $1.4B. Chris is an active investor in startups like Benchling, Coinbase, dYdX, Republic, Replicated, and 100+ more. He's currently a Venture Partner for Entrepreneur First and previously served as an advisor to Menlo Ventures and Y Combinator’s Startup School.
Christopher Golda Demo Day Fund S22
YC Founder, W16
Ethan is a scientist, biotech entrepreneur, and angel investor with a focus on platform technologies in all areas of biology. He founded Perlara (YC W16) in 2014 as the first biotech public benefit company focused on rare diseases. Current investments include AsherBio and Ochre Bio.
Ethan Perlstein Demo Day Fund S22
YC Founder, W11
Benjamin Bryant is a former high-frequency trader, classic rock addict, and co-founder of the music marketing platform Earbits Radio (YC-W11, acquired 2014, Kiz Studios). In 2012, Benjamin joined Eric Migicovsky as the founding marketer at Pebble Smartwatch (YC-W11, acquired 2016, Fitbit), where he helped grow the company from a 5-person crowdfunded project to a 182-person, 80MM per year business. Benjamin was responsible for Pebble’s record-breaking 20.3M Kickstarter campaign, which still ranks as the most successful Kickstarter campaign ever.
Guillaume Luccisano Demo Day Fund S22
YC Founder-W19, Techstars Founder-S10
Collin is a serial entrepreneur with multiple exits. He founded FanGo (Techstars 2010), a mobile ordering platform which he sold to Grubhub in 2011. At Grubhub he was the Head of Innovation, where he launched numerous products. More recently, he co-founded ZeroStorefront (YC W19), which was acquired by Thanx in 2022. He is an active investor in companies like Payjoy, Landed, Poscript, Mosaic Voice, Robinhood, GrabTaxi, and over 25 other companies. He co-teaches the Startup Garage class at Stanford Graduate School of Business and advises the Roelof Botha & Huifen Chan Startup Innovation Program.
Collin Wallace Demo Day Fund S22