Although accelerators can be a hot topic these days, with question as to how much value they really provide, there are a handful of programs that seem to consistently pump out quality companies. One leader of the pack is Y Combinator, which counts companies such as Dropbox and Airbnb among its succesful alumni—it also made its first $1 billion exit this month when General Motors (NYSE: GM) purchased Cruise Automation.
One of the perks of graduating through an accelerator program is gaining access to its network of professionals and firms. In light of Y Combinator's Winter 2016 Demo Day happening this week, we've decided to take a look at which VC investors tend to work with YC the most, utilizing the PitchBook Platform's Co-Investor feature. Since the beginning of 2010, 363 VC firms have invested alongside YC in 364 deals across 326 different companies.
Here are the top co-investors with Y Combinator since 2010, along with their deal counts:
There's a lot more data included in Y Combinator's PitchBook Profile, including co-investor activity by year and a breakdown of the industries in which these deals are happening. PitchBook Platform subscribers can dig deeper into the data here.
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