Check here the SELECTED Y COMBINATOR WINTER 2023 BATCH where only 2% from Climate, Energy, or Sustainability. Continue reading for the list.
The Y Combinator Winter 2023 Batch is here, and it’s bringing some exciting startups to the forefront. Y Combinator is one of the world’s most successful startup accelerators, having helped hundreds of startups get off the ground since its founding in 2005.
Twice a year, Y Combinator runs an intensive three-month program that provides startups with seed funding, mentorship, and access to a vast network of investors and advisors.
This winter’s batch features 202 startups working on everything from healthcare to robotics to finance. Of these, 15% are international, with founders hailing from countries like Brazil, Canada, and India.
Y Combinator invested a total of $20 million in this batch, with each startup receiving an average of $100,000 in funding.
Y Combinator Winter 2023 Batch Startups Working on Climate, Energy, or Sustainability Solutions
Surprising or disgusting? Only 2% of the Y Combinator 2023 Batch Startups are working on solutions focusing on Climate, Energy, or Sustainability. Check the 3 below.
Also know more on Y Combinator’s Approach on Clean Energy Technology Startups.
One of the most exciting startups in the batch is Avian, a company that’s developing renewable energy solutions for the aviation industry.
Avian is working on a technology that would allow planes to run on hydrogen fuel cells, which would dramatically reduce their carbon emissions. Another standout startup is Cozy, which is building a platform for long-term rental properties that makes it easy for landlords and tenants to manage leases and payments.
Ruuf offers no-money-down installations that generate free money for homeowners from day one. Ruuf is digitalizing the whole process of going solar.
Instead of using traditional forms and leaving it up to customers to fill them, Ruuf uses technology to take all that burden off their customers. They only ask for an address and offer free instant quotes.
Coperniq is workflow software for solar & energy contractors. It cuts soft cost per installation by $3K (17% of total cost) & accelerates project completion by 45 days (30% of project timeline).
Coperniq replace Salesforce, spreadsheets, pencil-&-paper, & other hacky workarounds with an industry-specific application for the underserved energy workforce.
Main benefits Coperniq to customers
- Finish projects faster and cheaper: Coperniq platform cuts 17% of soft costs, allowing contractors to deploy more projects, faster, and cheaper, with 5-star customer experience every time
- Turn costly (often unprofitable) service calls into a revenue engine: By integrating with hardware OEMs (Enphase, SolarEdge, etc…), Coperniq gives you real-time health checks for your install base, automates service tickets, & drives referral revenue
Other notable startups in the batch include:
BRAVA, which is creating an AI-powered tool that predicts which patients are likely to experience complications during surgery.
Moccan, which is building a decentralized social network that prioritizes privacy and user control.
Finli, which is developing a platform for parents to discover and book extracurricular activities for their children.
Swoop, which is creating a peer-to-peer delivery network that allows anyone to earn money for delivering packages.
These are just a few examples of the diverse range of startups in the Y Combinator Winter 2023 Batch. As SolarEyes International can’t wait to see what they accomplish during the program and beyond.
For more information on Y Combinator Winter 2023 Batch Startups check here.
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