Y Combinator shrinks its Summer cohort to nearly 250 companies, down 40% from 414 in its Winter cohort, due to the downturn in the economy and VC environment (Natasha Mascarenhas/TechCrunch)

Natasha Mascarenhas / TechCrunch:Y Combinator shrinks its Summer cohort to nearly 250 companies, down 40% from 414 in its Winter cohort, due to the downturn in the economy and VC environment  —  Technically, the accelerator is more exclusive now  —  Y Combinator says it has intentionally shrunk the number of startups within its accelerator for the Summer 2022 batch.

Y Combinator shrinks its Summer cohort to nearly 250 companies, down 40% from 414 in its Winter cohort, due to the downturn in the economy and VC environment (Natasha Mascarenhas/TechCrunch)

Natasha Mascarenhas / TechCrunch:
Y Combinator shrinks its Summer cohort to nearly 250 companies, down 40% from 414 in its Winter cohort, due to the downturn in the economy and VC environment  —  Technically, the accelerator is more exclusive now  —  Y Combinator says it has intentionally shrunk the number of startups within its accelerator for the Summer 2022 batch.