• invest forward.

      Rebel’s mission is to invest in the best 0.1% of the 16,000 tech startups that apply to each batch of Y Combinator, the #1 accelerator in the world with 40+ unicorns and $400B+ in portfolio company value. The fund’s due diligence and investing decisions are made by a team of accomplished Y Combinator alumni who have founded companies now valued over $85B in aggregate, invested in 200+ startups, and generated top-percentile portfolio returns. Rebel utilizes a proprietary machine-learning algorithm called Rebel Theorem to help validate and screen potential investments, building a diversified portfolio of top Y Combinator startups that is statistically powered to outperform.

    • mission

      Rebel leverages data science and Silicon Valley’s most accomplished founders to invest in a diversified portfolio of Y Combinator startups statistically powered to outperform

      Prioritizing People

      Investors, Partners, & Founders

      We build long-term relationships based upon our core values of trust, transparency, and mutual respect. We choose our LPs, partners, and portfolio companies selectively and then support each other for life.

      Leveraging Technology

      Making the Art of Venture Investing a Science

      We're using a proprietary machine-learning algorithm developed by an MIT data scientist to screen startups based on exit probability and ROI.

      Insider Access

      To Silicon Valley & Beyond

      Rebel Fund is built from the ground up to leverage the expertise of top Y Combinator alumni to identify, access and support the world's most exciting technology startups.

      Diversity Minded

      Building a Diverse Portfolio of Talented Founders

      Over 70% of the founding teams Rebel Fund supports have a least one diversity factor, such as a female, black, latinx, or international co-founder.


      A team of top Y Combinator alumni who have founded companies now valued over $85B in aggregate and support Rebel’s due diligence, investment decisions, and portfolio support part-time while running their respective companies.

      Steve Huffman


      YC S05

      Daniel Kan


      YC W14

      Max Mullen


      YC S12

      Trip Adler


      YC S06

      Jonathan Hirsch


      Non-YC biotech partner

      Sebastian Mejia


      YC W16


      We're experienced top-decile fund managers and successful serial entrepreneurs bringing decades of real-world technology startup operating and investing experience to support our portfolio CEOs. We've built startups backed by the world's top venture capital funds and have created millions of dollars in value for our investors and partners.

      Jared Heyman

      Managing Partner

      Co-Founder of Infosurv, Intengo, CrowdMed (W13), Pioneer Fund & Rebel


      Richard Sussman

      Strategic Partner

      GP at Nordic Eye, formerly LP Advisory Board of Pioneer Fund


    • portfolio

      Rebel has made nearly 50 investments to date across a wide variety of technology verticals

      Airbyte (W20)

      Unlocking ad-blocked traffic across all your tools

      Albedo (W21)

      Albedo captures the highest resolution satellite imagery

      Using CRISPR to find treatments for cancer

      Arist (S20)

      Workforce training via text message

      Aviron is high-intensity Peloton for rowing

      Enables any healthcare organization to send health professionals in-home to administer basic services like blood draws and injections

      Bamboo (W20)

      We're building Fidelity for Africa

      Click here to make your Rust builds faster

      Crew (S21)

      Modern all-in-one recruiting CRM that helps you hire the A players

      Online counseling designed for teens

      Drapr (S20)

      We let shoppers try on clothing online

      Earth AI (S19)

      EARTH AI is the world’s most efficient mineral explorer

      Embrace (S19)

      Mobile teams find, recreate and fix every error easily

      Flat.mx (S20)

      We're the Opendoor of Mexico

      Flowly (S21)

      The VR version of Calm with a focus on reducing chronic pain for 100 million Americans

      fly.io (W20)

      fly.io runs app servers close to users

      Greywing (W21)

      Greywing automates crew changes and vessel operations

      Gridware (W21)

      Gridware makes hardware devices that help utilities identify when and where power lines will cause wildfires

      GroMo (W21)

      GroMo is an app for agents to sell insurance in India

      HyperLinq (S21)

      We build technology and tools for traders.

      InEvent (S19)

      Advanced event software for enterprises

      Jeeves (S20)

      International infrastructure built from scratch, starting with corporate cards for startups in Mexico, Canada and UK

      Jestor (S21)

      No-code tool for operations teams

      Juno (S19)

      A coding school for underemployed university graduates

      Khabri (W21)

      Audio platform for education serving non-english users

      Laskie (W21)

      Enterprise platform for professional services

      Lofty AI (S19)

      We help people buy homes with Zero risk

      MadEats (S21)

      Building high quality internet food brands engineered for delivery

      We are 'Salesforce' for retail distribution in Africa

      Mudafy (S19)

      Compass for Latin America

      Largest dermatology virtual clinic in LATAM

      Building Gong.io for offline retail (starting with drive-thru restaurants)

      Payflow (S21)

      A mobile app that allows employees to get paid their salary on-demand

      Pillar (S21)

      Health coaching as a service

      Performance ads & discovery for marketplaces

      Queenly (W21)

      Queenly is the best way to help women find the exact dress they are looking for

      DNA Diagnostics and Deep insights, IVF clinics, Research

      B2B Hub for Virtual Selling

      We are Gusto for India

      Sequin (S21)

      A debit card that builds credit for women

      Sitenna (S21)

      We connect the market by mapping assets and using workflows to speed up the process

      Together (S19)

      Enterprise SaaS to run an internal employee mentoring programs

      TradeUp (W20)

      ISAs for Trade Schools

      Turing (W20)

      Replace consumer brand's formulation testing loop development with our software

      API to verify and monitor healthcare licenses

      AI-powered copywriting and content marketing

      Yassir (W20)

      Leading Super App for French Speaking Africa

      Z1 (W21)

      Digital bank for teenagers in LatAm, where they can spend and receive money through a prepaid card

      Zuma (S21)

      Building a sales engagement platform that helps businesses create the fastest conversion experience for any internet lead

    • Webinars

      Early-Stage Venture Investing in a Time of Crisis

      Hosted by Rebel Fund

      You'll learn how some of Silicon Valley’s top early-stage VC’s view the COVID-19 crisis, its economic fallout, and the future of venture in unprecedented times. How are they adjusting their portfolio strategy and investment pacing? What are their expectations around startup valuations? How does this economic crisis compare to previous ones? What do they view as the greatest risks and opportunities? How do they expect this to ultimately impact LP investment returns?Click the image to register or watch the recording

      COVID-19: How Disruption Creates Opportunity

      Hosted by Rebel Fund

      In this webinar you will learn from some of the brightest minds in Venture Capital how global VC’s are turning COVID-19 disruption into investment opportunities. What unique market opportunities has COVID-19 created that didn't exist a few months ago? What types of problems are today's fastest-growing startups tackling? Who are some of the most innovative startups solving this worldwide crisis? Which behavioral changes caused by COVID-19 will “stick” long enough to build a company around? Click the image to register or watch the recording


      Rebel Fund only invests in Y Combinator-backed startups and does not respond to unsolicited investment offers. Founders can apply to Y Combinator here.

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