YC Bio is the Biotechnology and life science arm of the Y Combinator incubator. YC Bio supports early stage biotechnology companies — typically offering $500k to $1 million in funding in exchange for 10-20% company ownership. YC Bio was launched in January 2018 and officially began in June 2018. Companies supported by YC Bio gain 12 months of access to lab and co-working space at Bonneville Labs in Berkeley California, and support from the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing. YC Bio focuses on biotechnology and life science companies working on technologies and products that help improve lifespan and aging related diseases.
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