Entrepreneurs, What Are Your Funding Options?

Angelina Yang
3 min readNov 20, 2023

YCombinator just wrapped up its W2024 application round. If you’ve applied, how did it go? 🤓

While many startup founders turn to accelerators for product-market fit and initial capital, there’s an alternative for those still exploring the right idea or assembling a team — Venture Studios.

Unlike traditional funding models, Venture Studios incubate their own ideas, develop a minimum viable product, establish product/market fit and early customers, and then bring in entrepreneurial founders to lead and scale the business.