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YC Bio

YC Bio

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 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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Diego Rey

Visiting Partner at Y Combinator

Sam Altman

President of Y Combinator

Further reading

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A new experiment aims to cure aging once and for all

Claudia Geib

Web article

Y Combinator is launching a biotech track

Megan Rose Dickey

News article

Y Combinator will give you $1 million to try to cure aging

Antonio Regalado

Web article

YC Bio

Sam Altman

Web article

YC Bio Providing Lab Space for Biotech Startups Working on Aging |

Steve Hill

Web article

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