500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley with over $250M in assets under management. We have invested in a wide variety of technology startups all over the world, currently over 1,500 companies since our inception in 2010 including: Credit Karma, Grab, Twilio, Udemy, Ipsy, TalkDesk, Intercom, MakerBot (acq’d by SSYS), Wildfire (acq’d by GOOG), and Viki (acq’d by Rakuten). Our team of 100+ people manage seed investments in 20 countries and speak over 25 languages.

We run startup accelerator programs in San Francisco and Silicon Valley four times per year emphasizing growth marketing, lean startup practices and metrics. Our programs run about four months long and are fairly intensive, with about 40-50 companies per cohort that participate. Over 500 companies have graduated from our accelerator including Intercom, Mayvenn, TalkDesk, ToutApp, ContaAzul, and LE TOTE....
500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley with over $250M in assets under management. We have invested in a wide variety of technology startups all over the world, currently over 1,500 companies since our inception in 2010 including: Credit Karma, Grab, Twilio, Udemy, Ipsy, TalkDesk, Intercom, MakerBot (acq’d by SSYS), Wildfire (acq’d by GOOG), and Viki (acq’d by Rakuten). Our team of 100+ people manage seed investments in 20 countries and speak over 25 languages.

We run startup accelerator programs in San Francisco and Silicon Valley four times per year emphasizing growth marketing, lean startup practices and metrics. Our programs run about four months long and are fairly intensive, with about 40-50 companies per cohort that participate. Over 500 companies have graduated from our accelerator including Intercom, Mayvenn, TalkDesk, ToutApp, ContaAzul, and LE TOTE.
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