SimpleCitizen Joins Summer 2016 Batch of Y Combinator

SimpleCitizenSimpleCitizen, a Salt Lake City, UT-based platform that streamlines the U.S. immigration process for applicants, has joined the summer 2016 batch of San Francisco-based accelerator Y Combinator.

Founded in 2014 by Sam Stoddard, Co-Founder and CEO, Brady Stoddard, Co-Founder and CMO, and Aydé Soto, Co-Founder and CTO, SimpleCitizen provides a digital solution designed to reducing the complexity of the visa and immigration processes for everyday consumers and applicants, saving time and money spent when compared to traditional paper applications and immigration lawyers.

At Y Combinator, which twice a year invests $120k in a large number of startups, the company’s executives will work with VCs, technologists, and market leaders to develop their product offerings, including tools for businesses, lawyers, and HR professionals to process work visas.

SimpleCitizen is the fourth Utah-based startup to join a Y Combinator batch in recent years, following Weave, Vidpresso, and Podium.



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