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500 Startups (2013)

500 IN THE LAST 3 YEARS, WE'VE HELPED OVER 1000 ENTREPRENEURS AROUND THE WORLD BUILD THEIR STARTUPS. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR GLOBAL, DIVERSE, COLORFUL COMMUNITY AND HOW YOU CAN BECOME A PART OF IT. ISN'T IT TIME YOU GOT #500STRONG? LOCATIONS 500 Startups is a seed fund and startup accelerator founded in 2010. We're based in Silicon Valley, but our 500 family exists all over the world. SAN FRANCISCO NEW YORK SILICON VALLEY CHINA MEXICO CITY INDIA BRAZIL SOUTHEAST ASIA BREAKDOWN: V People O Primary Geographies • Countries where we've invested In 3 years we've invested in over 500+ companies in over 40 countries. BY THE NUMBERS 500 Startups isn't just a brand -- we really have invested in over 500 companies, and we help them get to the next level. NUMBER OF COMPANIES Total Companies 500+ Seed-stage Investments 300+ Acelerator Investments (8 cohorts) 200+ International Investments (40+ countries) 150+ Companies that raised Series A/B/C 75+ Companies that achieved positive exits or acquisitions 25+ FOUNDER SUCCESS STORIES AWILDFIRE MakerBot vıkı Acquired by Google Acquired by Stratasys Acquired by Rakuten $350M $400M $200M Bēhance rapportive backtype crocodoc Acquired by Adobe Acquired by Linkedin Acquired by Twitter Acquired by Box zencoder » VERSLY M moonfruit O Foodspotting Acquired by Brightcove Acquired by Cisco Acquired by Yell Acquired by Open Table RISING STARS Otwilio Credit OKarma SendGrid VivaReal Email Delivery. Simplified. buy, sel rent realestate $70M Series D $30M Series B $21.6M Series B $15M Series B The RealReal Ela Carte 42 Floors taskrabbit Shop Cansign. Olar $14M Series B $13.5M Series B $13M Series C $12.3M Series B gengo udemy ZOZI MEDIALETS $12M Series B $12M Series B $10M Series B $10M Series C * virool MIND SNACKS BarkBox ( $6.6M Series Seed $6.5M Series A $5M Series A $2M Series A FINDING STARTUPS 500 FOUNDERS & MENTORS We find new startups through referrals from the 500 family of founders and mentors, events, media, and community. BLOGS & 40% In 2013 our accelerator program received over 2,000 startup SOCIAL MEDIA applications via AngelList, of which we accepted -3%. SAngelList 20% 10% EVENTS & COMMUNITY VCs & ANGELS INVESTMENT CRITERIA CROSS FUNCTIONAL TEAM CAPITAL-EFFICIENT MEASURABLE USAGE engineering, design/ux,marketing operational at <$IM in funding some customers and early revenue FUNCTIONAL PROTOTYPE SOLVES A PROBLEM for a specific target customer SCALABLE ONLINE DISTRIBUTION or previous product success search, social, mobile, local, video INVESTMENT THEMES FAMILY TECH CONSUMER DESIGN-FOCUSED 213-5 AND EDUCATION COMMERCE SMB PRODUCTIVITY INTERNATIONAL / FOOD TECH + & CLOUD SERVICES EMERGING MARKETS DIGITAL HEALTHCARE MOBILE + TABLET PAYMENTS AND ONLINE VIDEO (1OS AND ANDROID) FINANCIAL SERVICES 500 COMMUNITY 30+ TEAM MEMBERS 200+ MENTORS IN #500STRONG FAMILY 1000+ FOUNDERS WE'VE FUNDED 500 TEAM MANAGEMENT Dave McClure Christine Tsai Christen O'Brien George Kellerman PARTNER USA / KOREA FOUNDING PARTNER PARTNER PARTNER USA / INTL USA / JAPAN USA / INTL INVESTMENT Santiago Zavala Shai Goldman Rui Ma Parker Thompson VENTURE PARTNER VENTURE PARTNER VENTURE PARTNER VENTURE PARTNER MEX / LATAM NYC / ISRAEL CHINA SF / BAY AREA César Salazar Bedy Yang Pankaj Jain Khailee Ng VENTURE PARTNER VENTURE PARTNER VENTURE PARTNER VENTURE PARTNER MEX / LATAM BRAZIL / LATAM NYC / INDIA SOUTHEAST ASIA FINANCIAL, LEGAL, MARKETING AND PORTFOLIO SUPPORT Greg Raiten Anita Amershi Adam Corey Itzel Lerma GENERAL COUNSEL FINANCIAL CONTROLLER DIRECTOR OF INVESTOR RELATIONS INVESTOR RELATIONS Juan López Salaberry Bruna Maia Paulina Arreola Melissa Grody ACCELERATOR MANAGER EVENTS & CONTENT CURATOR EVENTS MANAGER OFFICE MANAGER Sabrina Ilich René Lomelí Annie Lau Max Fram-Schwartz BD & EVENTS COORDINATOR OPERATIONS MANAGER FUND MANAGER ASSOCIATE Sheila Goodman Adria Robles Tim Chae Maya Schorer BD & EVENTS MANAGER GRAPHIC DESIGNER ENTREPRENEUR OPERATIONS IN RESIDENCE & MARKETING DIRECTOR DISTRIBUTION TEAM Mark Saldaña Sean Percival Andrei Marinescu Matt Berman MARKETING MANAGER DISTRIBUTION HACKER DISTRIBUTION HACKER DISTRIBUTION HACKER DIVERSITY COMPANY FOUNDERS ARE FROM: 2 OF THE Rest of World 500 TEAM IS FEMALE 25% NEARLY 1/3 OF THE STARTUPS IN OUR CURRENT BATCH HAVE SF Bay Area & Silicon Valley WOMEN ON THE FOUNDING TEAM Rest of US 500 EVENTS LEANStartup 7X7 tring home the baron SMASH SUMMIT WARMGUN GEEKS ON A PLANE mamabear FIND US HERE @500Startups TOGETHER WE'RE NOT JUST STRONG... WE'RE FIVE HUNDRED STRONG 500 %24

500 Startups (2013)

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The #500Strong Community Summary of 500 Startups team, geographies, investments, areas of focus, (summer 2013.) Based in the Silicon Valley, 500 Startups is a seed fund and startup accelerator f...


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