500 Startups

814 Mission Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94103
Investor type VC
Founded 2010
AUM $454M
Location United States

Profile

500 Startups is a venture capital firm on a mission to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving global ecosystems. It is one of the most active venture capital firms in the world.

Since its inception in Silicon Valley, 500 Startups has invested in over 2,200 companies via its 4 global funds and 15 thematic funds dedicated to either specific geographic markets or verticals. Its 100+ team members are located in 20 countries around the world in order to support the 500 Startups global portfolio of investments which spans more than 74 countries.

Notable 500 portfolio companies include: Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), Credit Karma, SendGrid (acquired by Twilio), Grab, GitLab (acquired by Microsoft), Bukalapak, Canva, Udemy, TalkDesk, Intercom, Ipsy, MakerBot (acquired by SSYS), Wildfire (acquired by Google), and Viki (acquired by Rakuten).

Industry focus

Other Edtech Digital

Investment preferences

Investment Ticket

$5-10 m

Investment Horizon

3-5 years

Investment Stage

Growth

Exit Strategy

Sale to strategic investor

IPO

Region focus

North America Middle East South America Europe Africa Asia Australia and others

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