• YCombinator's Winter 2023 batch includes 266 companies, with more than 40% related to artificial intelligence or machine learning.
  • These startups are working on developer tools, software workflows, and specialized applications such as drug discovery and construction projects.

Key terms:

  • YCombinator: A prominent startup accelerator that has helped launch companies like Airbnb, Dropbox, and Doordash
  • Startup accelerator: A program that supports early-stage companies by providing resources, mentorship, and funding
  • Machine learning (ML): A type of AI that allows computer systems to learn and improve from experience without being explicitly programmed
  • GPT: Generative Pre-trained Transformer, a type of AI model known for its ability to generate human-like text


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