tungwaiyip.info

home

about me

links

Blog

< March 2011 >
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
   1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

past articles »

Click for San Francisco, California Forecast

San Francisco, USA

 

Majority of YC companies are located in San Francisco

Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup incubator today. It has funded over 200 companies since its inception in 2005. I have done a mini-survey from a list of companies funded in 2009 and 2010 to find out where these companies are located.

It turns out the largest group do not have an office address. They are probably very small company without employees, working out from home or someplace. Otherwise the top location is San Francisco where about 1/3 companies are located. Mountain View, the home base of Y Combinator, comes in a distant second at 7%. Not counting those without an address, there are 29 companies in San Francisco versus 22 in the rest of the countries.

Location Num Pct
Unknown 4144.6%
San Francisco 2931.5%
Mountain View 66.5%
Other 66.5%
Palo Alto 44.3%
Sunnyvale 33.3%
Other Bay Area 33.3%

Finding the address is harder than it sounds. For example, for a company that has already received 5M in funding, Hipmunk still does not list an office address. I searched for the information from crunchbase first, then from the company's website. One of the best place to find its location is actually in the company's jobs page. You ready have to tell people where your office is if you are asking them to come to work for you.

Data Source

2011.03.25 [] - comments

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

past articles »

 

BBC News

 

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Army 'enters regional capital of Mekelle' (28 Nov 2020)

 

France: Tear gas fired as protesters rally against police security bill (28 Nov 2020)

 

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran blames Israel for killing top scientist (28 Nov 2020)

 

The Kraken: What is it and why has Trump's ex-lawyer released it? (28 Nov 2020)

 

Carrie Lam: Hong Kong's leader says she has to keep piles of cash at home (28 Nov 2020)

 

Deadly flooding hits Sardinia after heavy rains (28 Nov 2020)

 

US election: Appeal court dismisses Trump camp's lawsuit in Pennsylvania (27 Nov 2020)

 

Zappos ex-boss and Las Vegas entrepreneur Tony Hsieh, 46, dies after house fire (28 Nov 2020)

 

Maradona: Funeral worker apologises over coffin photos (28 Nov 2020)

 

The demolition of Kabul's iconic cinema (28 Nov 2020)

more »

 

SF Gate

 

Elizabeth Holmes Prosecutors Say Texts Show Theranos Beset With Problems (24 Nov 2020)

 

Ship traffic, November 1 (30 Oct 2020)

 

Ship traffic, November 2 (30 Oct 2020)

 

Ship traffic, October 31 (30 Oct 2020)

 

Ship traffic, October 30 (29 Oct 2020)

 

Ship traffic, October 29 (28 Oct 2020)

more »


Site feed Updated: 2020-Nov-28 09:00