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Company Overview of 500 Startups

Company Overview

500 Startups is an incubator, venture capital firm and an accelerator specializing in seed investments in startups and early stage companies. It seeks to invest in financial services, e-commerce, search/social/mobile platforms, personal & business productivity, consumer, education & language, family & healthcare, web infrastructure, and food technology sector. It picks a new batch of startups twice a year. The firm targets investing in Asia including Southeast Asia, Japan, Europe, and India. It prefers to invest between $0.25 million and $0.5 million for a 5 percent stake. 500 Startups is based in Mountain View, California with additional offices in Mexico; Brazil; Beijing, China; and New Yo...

Mountain View, CA 

United States

Key Executives for 500 Startups

Founding Partner
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 58
Managing Partner and Partner
Founding Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

500 Startups Key Developments

500 Startups Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-30-2014 11:15 AM

500 Startups Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-30-2014 11:15 AM. Venue: Lon Angeles, California, United States. Speakers: Dave McClure, Founding Partner.

500 Startups Presents at 3rd Annual Super Investor US 2014, Feb-05-2014 02:30 PM

500 Startups Presents at 3rd Annual Super Investor US 2014, Feb-05-2014 02:30 PM. Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, 757 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States. Speakers: David McClure, Founding Partner, Sith Lord and Chief Pirate; Founding Partner and General Partner of 500 Startups Fund; and Managing Partner of 500 StartupWallah.

500 Startups Seeks Financing

500 Startups, which has recently raised $44.1 million, is looking for more funding. The company plans to raise the money in a third round that will be used for seed-stage and follow-on investments.

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