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📙 AI Y-Combinator Templates

Templates for preparing for your Y Combinator interview, weekly planners, and guides from other founders

YC Weekly Planner

Schedule your weekly tasks and goals at Y-Combinator and meet your favorite investors. This template includes everything you need to ace your interview!

How to Prepare for YC Interview

Get ready to ace your Y Combinator interview with this step-by-step guide! Learn how to prepare for every, from getting organized to practicing interviews and getting feedback from experts.

Pre-YC Startup School Preparation Checklist

Get ready for Startup School, from creating a pitch deck and finding the right investors to polishing your business model and finding legal support, this checklist covers it all.

Essential Y-Combinator Advice For Startups

Get all the best advice straight from Y-Combinator to help your startup succeed. Our comprehensive guide covers all the essential lessons, including how to optimize your pitch, secure funding, and scale your business.

Y-Combinator Interview

Prepare and practice answers to common questions asked during Y-Combinator interview sessions with this template. Includes sample questions and potential answers to help you ace the interview.

Y Combinator Interview Prep Checklist

A comprehensive checklist of all the steps you need to take to prepare for a Y Combinator interview. From researching YC’s values to formulating thoughtful responses to questions!

A Founder’s Guide to the Y Combinator Interview

Get practical tips and advice for founders who are preparing for the Y Combinator interview. Learn about common questions, how to prepare for the interview, and strategies for success.

YC’s Complete List on How Not to Fail

This easy-to-follow guide covers all the essential steps to help you ace your YC interview. Learn what you need to know to avoid common mistakes and find success.

Y Combinator Templates

Preparing for a Y Combinator pitch can be overwhelming, but with some guidance and organization, you’ll be able to communicate your vision to potential investors and partners in no time.

Take the time to carefully plan and prepare using our templates designed specifically for teams like yours by folks who have gone through the same process.

What Is Y Combinator?

Y Combinator is a Silicon Valley seed money startup accelerator founded in 2005. It helps early-stage startups with funding, mentorship, and resources. 

Twice a year, Y Combinator invests $500,000 in promising startups, with a select few of applicants accepted into the program. Airbnb, Quora, Reddit, Stripe, Webflow, and Taskade (that’s us!) are among the thousands of companies the accelerator has supported. 

Learn more about Y Combinator and how it has shifted in recent years on our blog.

What Can I Use These Y Combinator Templates For?

You can use our specially designed templates throughout every phase of your Y Combinator journey.

We have several templates to help you prepare for (and ace) that stressful panel interview with the Y Combinator team. We also offer a checklist to help you plan for the intensive eight-week Startup School. 

We also have templates for getting the most out of the Y Combinator experience including a pocket guide of essential advice from Y Combinator alumni.

What Are Some Popular Y Combinator Templates That Taskade Have?

Are you looking to get into Y Combinator? Is your business idea strong enough to be accepted into the program? Our top Y Combinator templates can help guide you toward getting your startup off the ground.  

Some of our most popular Y Combinator templates include:

Why Should I Use a Y Combinator Template?

Using our custom-designed Y Combinator templates offers many perks, including:

  • Saving you time and effort. Instead of getting caught up in details like formatting and design, go straight to building a compelling product.  
  • Collaborating with co-founders. Our team communication features—like chat, messaging, and video conferencing—make it easy for you and your co-founders to discuss right on a project page. 
  • Learning from our own Y Combinator experience. Since we’ve been through the accelerator program ourselves, we’ve created these templates inspired by our journey.

How Do I Use One of These Y Combinator Templates?

Getting started with one of our Y Combinator templates is easy. 

Simply add your chosen template to your Taskade Workspace or Folder to get started!

  1. Sign in to your Taskade account or sign up for free.
  2. Open the template page and click the ➕ New Project button.
  3. Choose the Workspace or Folder where you want to add the template.

Customize the template using Taskade’s editing and formatting features.

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Project Management

Here you will find project management templates to help you and your team complete tasks, collaborate on work, delegate assignments, and communicate effectively on what needs to get done. Everything you need for your scrums, sprints, and agile project solutions as well as simple team task lists to keep your team on track.

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Mind Map

Use our free mind map templates to plan, organize, and brainstorm for your next project. You will find templates for product and business launch brainstorming, stand-up meetings, issue tree maps, and more. Use one of our templates to build your own ultimate mind map.


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Gantt Chart

Streamline your project management with Taskade's range of free and useful Gantt Chart templates. Designed to enhance efficiency, these templates help you effectively track progress and achieve project milestones.


Prepare for your next event, project, or retrospective meeting with our planning templates. You will find a template for everything from wedding plans, to birthday parties, to your next business trip.


Use our templates to create and plan effective meetings that people want to attend. Whether it is your daily stand-up meeting or a quarterly meeting with your marketing team, our templates will make it easy for you to build agendas, assign meeting tasks, and track action items.

Team Management

Use one of our team management templates to build and guide your team to success. You will find templates for recruiting, onboarding new employees, employee reviews, goal setting meetings, and more.


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Templates for your video production needs. Create a pre-production checklist and make sure you hit every task with our video production template.

Product Management

Ready to launch the next great product in your market or have you already launched and need to track customer feedback and create a roadmap for future development? Our product management templates give you a great place to get started. You will find templates for roamaps, A/B testing, issue trackers, change requests, and product change logs.


Startups have a lot to keep track of and it can sometimes feel overwhelming. This is why we’ve created some of the best free templates to help your startup stay on track!

Remote Work

Here you will find templates to help you be more productive working from home or for managing a team of remote workers. There are templates for creating your remote work policies and procedures, building a tech stack, conducting remote meetings with your team, and managing a remote project.

Y Combinator

Templates for preparing for your Y Combinator interview, weekly planners, and guides from other founders


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Trip Planning

These templates will help you to plan your ultimate trip itinerary, for everything from your next family vacation to an exotic getaway. You can also create your very own travel bucket list and check off the destinations as you hit them.