VC  500 Startups

http://500.co





     Office Locations:

814 Mission St., 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Stages:

  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Education & Training
  • Financial Services
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    500 Startups provides early-stage companies with funding of up to $250K via seed investments, a startup accelerator program, and unique events like SmashSummit and GeeksOnaPlane. The group has over 160 experienced startup mentors around the world, a state-of-the-art 10,000 sq ft working space in the heart of Silicon Valley, and a vibrant community of startup founders. Selected areas of interest include financial services & e-commerce, search/social/mobile platforms, personal & business productivity, education & language, family & healthcare, and web infrastructure. 500 Startups closed a $44.1 million second fund (October of 2013) that will focus on backing seed and accelerator companies. The new fund is a 50% boost from the firm's $29.4 million first fund. 500 Startup will invest about 75% of this fund's money domestically and 25% abroad. 500 Startups invests $125k in exchange for 5%. 500 Startups charges a $25k fee for participation in the Accelerator Program.


     

    Funds:


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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Bedy Yang Managing Partner
    Christine Tsai Founding Partner
    Dave McClure Founding Partner
    Khailee Ng Managing Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      12/15/2017


      3TEN8


      CA


      $2,000,000


      Seed


      11/01/2017


      Shippo


      CA


      $20,000,000


      Series B


      10/25/2017


      Jiko


      NY


      $7,700,000


      Series A


      10/18/2017


      Finova Financial


      FL


      $102,500,000


      


      09/22/2017


      EquitySim


      CA


      $3,100,000


      Series A


      06/22/2017


      Silvernest


      CO


      $1,300,000


      Seed


      03/30/2017


      Storyhunter


      NY


      $1,300,000


      


      03/21/2017


      Purple Squirrel


      CA


      $2,700,000


      Seed


      03/09/2017


      Goldbely


      CA


      $10,000,000


      Series A


      02/23/2017


      Knotel


      NY


      $25,000,000


      Series A


      02/15/2017


      Float


      CA


      $3,000,000


      Seed


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      15Five
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      3TEN8
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      955 Dreams
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      9GAG
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      Ad Hoc Labs DBA Burner
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      AirPR
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      Algolia
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      AngelList
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      Appbistro
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      Apptopia
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      Apsalar
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      Astronomer
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      Avegant
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      AwayFind
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      Baydin
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      Bespoke Post
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      Bionic Panda
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      Bloodhound
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      Boostable
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      Boxbee
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      Brainient
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      Bridge U.S.
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      BuildersCloud
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      Bustle
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      CapLinked
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      CardMunch
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      CareLuLu
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      ChangeTip
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      Chewse
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      ChinaNetCloud
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      Cinemacraft
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      CircleCI
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      Cloudability
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      Colingo
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      ColourLovers
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      ConceptDrop
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      Contactually
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      Curebit
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      DailyWorth
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      Divshot
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      Drumbi
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      Eaze
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      EquitySim
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      Erply
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      eSpark Learning
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      FabFitFun
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      FanBridge
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      Farmeron
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      Finova Financial
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      Fitocracy
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      Float
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      Fontacto
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      FullContact
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      Funnely
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      Ganntto
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      Gengo
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      Goldbely
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      Groupiter
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      HappyCo
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      Headout
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      Hedgeye
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      Hinge
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      HomeLight
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      Indio
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      InternMatch
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      Iterable
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      Jiko
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      Keen IO
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      Kiwi Crate
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      Knotel
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      Lagoa
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      LaunchRock
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      LeadGenius
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      Love With Food
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      MediaSpike
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      Monkimun
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      myGengo
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      MyHealthTeams
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      NetPlenish
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      OKPanda
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      Open Air Publishing
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      PicCollage/ Cardinal Blue Software
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      Pixowl
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      PlanGrid
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      PowerCore
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      Privy
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      Punchd
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      Purple Squirrel
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      Reclip.It
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      Red Tricycle
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      Rewardli
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      Rover
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      Runnable
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      SALIDO
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      SendGrid
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      SendHub
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      Shippo
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      Shots
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      Sightly
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      Silvernest
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      SkyGiraffe
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      Social Tables
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      Soldsie
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      Speek
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      SpotHero
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      Sprig
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      StackSocial
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      Storefront
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      Storyhunter
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      Tapastic/ Tapas Media
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      TaskRabbit
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      Thinknum
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      Tinkergarten
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      Tip or Skip
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      TrueLens
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      Twilio Cloud Communications
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      Unikrn
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      Valor Water Analytics
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      Virool
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      Volta Industries
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      Vungle
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      Whale Path
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      WHILL
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      Wildfire Interactive
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      WillCall
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      Wiselike
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      YaSabe
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      ZipZap
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