500 Startups

500 Startups

To find and empower talented founders

Accelerator/Incubator | Brazil | Capacity Building

 

Overview

500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund with a network of startup programs headquartered in Silicon Valley with over $350M in committed capital across 4 main funds and 13 micro funds. We have invested in 1800 technology startups all over the world since our inception in 2010 including Twilio (NYSE TWLO) Credit Karma Grab Udemy Ipsy Talkdesk Intercom MakerBot (acq d by SSYS) Wildfire (acq d by GOOG) and Viki (acq d by Rakuten). Our team of 150 people based in 20 countries manage seed investments across 60 countries and speak over 25 languages.We typically invest between $25K $250K USD in our first check however we also make selective follow on investments at Series A/B of up to $1M USD. We also aim to be innovative in our investment model.

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Accelerator/Incubator C Corporation Operating 450

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Sep, 2016

$125K Seed

OnFarm Systems

Turns data into better farming

OnFarm Systems delivers a cloud based software system that works...

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Agricultural Productivity

regions

United States of America

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Lance Donny

Dec, 2015

$125K Seed

WorkAmerica

Connect education to employment for our workforce

At WorkAmerica we are tackling the biggest social issue to...

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Access to Information

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United States of America

People

Michael Colonnese

Aug, 2015

$950K Cash & Convertible Note

ShopGo

Helping MENA merchants build successful online business

Shopgo established in 2012 is an e commerce platform provider...

sector

Income/Productivity Growth
Capacity Building
Access to Information

regions

Yemen
Syrian Arab Republic
Saudi Arabia

People

Moe Ghashim

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    San Francisco Office:

    814 Mission Street
    6th Floor
    San Francisco California 94103
    United States of America


    Silicon Valley Office:

    444 Castro St
    Suite 1200
    Mountain View California 94041
    United States of America



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