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US-based seed-stage accelerator, Y Combinator (YC), is reducing the standard deal of its investment from $150 000 to $125 000. However, it is maintaining its 7% equity stake in backed startups.
The announcement was made on Friday (26 June) by Y Combinator president, Geoff Ralston. The announcement coincides with the accelerator’s call for application for the upcoming Winter batch 2021.
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Coordinated reform of medical services, medical insurance, and the medicine industry
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Equity and ticket size changes over the years
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In 2014, the accelerator increased its ticket size to $120 000 while maintaining its equity stake. It was during this period African startups like the defunct Afrostream, Paystack, Oolu, Flutterwave, OMG Digital got into the accelerator.
This continued until 2018 when the standard deal changed to $150 000 for 7%. Startups like Kobo360, Wallets Africa, Termii benefitted from this change.
China will "fasten the seat belt" and prevent any "acute outburst" of financial risks on the track for maintaining medium-high growth speed.
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The original version of this article appeared on Techpoint Africa on 27 June. See it here.
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