Imagine K12 is the education vertical within Y Combinator. It has been accelerating education technology startups since its formation in 2011. In 2016, it joined Y Combinator to create an education vertical for startups within Y Combinator. The Education technology companies backed by Y Combinator will fully participate in the Y Combinator program. Additionally, these edtech companies will have full access to Imagine K12's education-specific programming and resources. It is based in Mountain View, California.