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July 31, 2015 2:16 PM ET

Capital Markets

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, and late stage companies. It seeks to invest in internet, financial services, gaming, payments, SaaS, education on mobile and web, 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 Ireland and Asia including Southeast Asia, Japan, Thailand, Europe, and India. It prefers to invest between $0.05 million and $0.5 million for a 5 percent stake...

Mountain View, CA 

United States

Founded in 2010

Key Executives for 500 Startups

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Venture Partner
Founding Partner, Sith Lord and Chief Pirate; Founding Partner and General Partner of 500 Startups Fund; and Managing Partner of 500 StartupWallah
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 59
Managing Partner and Partner
Founding Partner, Partner, Managing Partner, and Principal
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

500 Startups Key Developments

500 Startups Presents at AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum USA 2015, Jul-09-2015 12:00 PM

500 Startups Presents at AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum USA 2015, Jul-09-2015 12:00 PM. Venue: New York, United States. Speakers: Pankaj Jain, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Venture Partner.

500 Startups Presents at The 7th Annual SuperReturn Emerging Markets 2015, Jul-01-2015 02:40 PM

500 Startups Presents at The 7th Annual SuperReturn Emerging Markets 2015, Jul-01-2015 02:40 PM. Venue: Hotel Okura, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Speakers: Bedy Yang, Managing Partner.

500 STARTUPS Presents at AVCJ Taiwan 2014, Nov-20-2014 03:20 PM

500 STARTUPS Presents at AVCJ Taiwan 2014, Nov-20-2014 03:20 PM. Venue: The Westin, 33 Nanjing East Rd. Sec. 3, Taipei 10487, Taiwan. Speakers: Cjin Cheng, Entrepreneur in Residence.

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