Paul Graham Shares the Number of Y Combinator Companies Sold or Valued At Over $40M, By Year Funded

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Paul Graham of Y Combinator is sharing some interesting data in his Twitter feed this morning, breaking down the number of startups who have gone through the Y Combinator program and sold or are valued at more than $40 Million by the year they were funded (assuming this means funded by YC):


Which he followed up with a second tweet, breaking out the percentage of companies who have reached this milestone by funding year:



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Correction: our original headline said these companies were sold for $40 Million or more, but Paul Graham’s tweet actually says “sold or valued at”. We have updated the headline and graphs accordingly.