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.
We are one of the most active seed stage venture capital firms in the world.
Since our inception in Silicon Valley, 500 Startups has invested in over 2,000 companies via our 4 global funds and 14 microfunds dedicated to either specific geographic markets or verticals. Our 100+ team members are located in multiple locations worldwide, with 500 Startups’ global portfolio of investments spanning over 60 countries.
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