Y Combinator Is Looking for Carbon Removal Startups

By [email protected] Y Combinator — the accelerator program that birthed some of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups like Airbnb and Dropbox — is looking for founders with an unusual interest: sucking carbon dioxide emissions out of the atmosphere.

While Y Combinator has funded startups that generate clean energy and build electric vehicles, the Valley group has recently expressed interest in founders that want to create devices and business models around intentionally removing, recycling and sequestering carbon. Such startups could remove carbon by a variety of means, such as creating direct air capture technologies, developing biochar solutions or reimagining reforestation projects.

On Tuesday morning, Y Combinator

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