# Y Combinator Statistics: $7.8 Billion In Total Value Created

May 1, 2012 1:37 amWe had spotted some interesting stats on Y Combinator before – receiving an application every minute and a value of 4.7 billion by 2010 – . We spotted this today:

“The top incubator in our analysis is Y Combinator. When taking into account the 172 companies that have been acquired, shut down or raised funding, the total value is $7.78 billion, for an average of $45.2 million per company. It’s a remarkable figure, considering the Mountain View, Calif.-based firm has been in existence for seven years.”

Statistics Source: Forbes

Remarkable indeed. Remember those stunning Instagram stats?

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