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If you are a founder looking to apply at YC Winter 2024 session, you could apply for the “Rize for YC” Program.
The last date to register for the program is November 17, 2023. Register now to make the most of our program.
The last date to register for the application review is October 6, 2023. We encourage you not to leave it till the last minute. Your timely submission will ensure a smooth and thorough review process.
At Rize, we take pride in assisting founders in crafting "Quality" applications through our L&D sessions, application reviews, and personalised feedback. Moreover, we prepare founders who have received a call from Y Combinator for interviews by conducting mock interviews with experienced YC Alums.
No, there isn’t any selection criterion for the program (including application reviews and L&D sessions).
For Mock interviews- You can apply if you have received a call from YC.
Zero. No cost at all. Rize for YC is our honest effort to help startup founders streamline their YC W2024 applications and land a spot at YC.
The "Rize for YC" program is thoughtfully crafted to offer comprehensive support for excelling at YC applications and mock interviews. Our curated resources and L&D sessions are designed to empower you in conquering YC, regardless of your application timeline. We're here to support your YC journey whenever you're ready!
The L&D sessions encompass a range of weekly recurring sessions, such as "Ace your Applications," along with stand-alone knowledge sessions to provide comprehensive guidance for the YC journey.
No, it isn't mandatory to attend all the L&D sessions to be part of this program. You can choose to participate in the sessions that align with your needs and schedule.
Yes, you can. We understand that everyone's schedule is different, and you can choose to apply for either of them based on your convenience.
Note: Application for Mock interviews will only be accepted if you receive a call from Y Combinator.
Yes, we are proud to have 7 success stories of founders who have got accepted into YC. Discover their journey on our website. You could be the next success story with us!
The Y Combinator Winter 2024 batch is a cohort of startups that will participate in the Y Combinator accelerator program during the winter of 2024.
Applications for Y Combinator W24 will be open until October 13.
You can apply for the Y Combinator Winter 2024 batch through their website. The application requires information about your startup, team, and traction. Click here to download a template of the questions.
To get your application reviewed by experts, sign up for our “Rize for YC” program.
Y Combinator accepts applications from early-stage startups from all over the world, working on innovative ideas with the potential for significant growth.
After the Y Combinator program ends, startups have the opportunity to pitch to investors during a Demo Day. Y Combinator also continues to provide support to alumni companies through their network.
Razorpay Rize is a startup accelerator program focused on the growth journey of early-stage and bootstrapped startups. It provides support for startups through mentorship, networking, and funding opportunities.
All bootstrapped and early-stage startups who have raised no more than $5M in funding can join Razorpay Rize.
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2. Enter details of your startup on our form.
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No, being a part of "Rize for YC" does not guarantee a spot in the Razorpay Rize community. To join Razorpay Rize, you will need to go through the community's application and selection process separately.
Note: Once you successfully get into Y Combinator, you will automatically become eligible for Rize Membership, subject to specific criteria set by Rize.