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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 small- and medium-sized startups, early stage, post-seed, pre-Series A, and late stage companies. It seeks to invest in internet, financial services, gaming, payments, SaaS, virtual reality, internet of things, education on mobile and web, e-commerce, e-learning, logistics, search/social/mobile platforms, personal & business productivity, consumer, education & language, family & healthcare, web infrastructure, consumer, B2B, and food technology sector. It picks a new batch of startups twice a year. The firm has a global focus and targets investing in Ireland and Asia including Southeast ...

Mountain View, CA 

United States

Founded in 2010

Key Executives for 500 Startups

Co-Founder, Founding Partner, Partner, Managing Partner, and Principal
Founder, Managing Director, Founding Partner, Sith Lord, and Chief Pirate
Co-Founder
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 60
Managing Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

500 Startups Key Developments

500 Startups Holds Plan For $25 Million Fund

500 Startups has put on hold its plans to raise a $25 million India-focused fund, Kulfi, citing taxation and regulatory reasons. "Due to recent moves by the India government regarding tax and regulatory environment, our India fund is on hold temporarily, until we have more clarity," a 500 Startups spokesperson said.

500 Startups Presents at Money 20/20 Conference, Oct-23-2016 03:10 PM

500 Startups Presents at Money 20/20 Conference, Oct-23-2016 03:10 PM. Venue: The Venetian, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Speakers: Dave McClure.

500 Startups Presents at 11th Annual SuperReturn Asia 2016, Sep-26-2016 11:30 AM

500 Startups Presents at 11th Annual SuperReturn Asia 2016, Sep-26-2016 11:30 AM. Venue: JW Marriott Hong, Hong Kong. Speakers: Vishal Harnal, Partner.

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