We are #500strong

Meet our badass, global family of startup founders, mentors, and investors

500 Startups isn't just a name — we really have invested in over 500 companies.
The numbers speak for themselves.

Diversity is not just a strategy or tactic.
It’s who we are.

People

Primary Geographies

Countries where we’ve invested

We're based in Silicon Valley, but the 500 Family exists all over the world.

No matter where you’re from or who you are, we’ll welcome you with open arms.

GET TO KNOW OUR TEAM

Build something amazing. We're banking on it.

Whether you're just starting out or raising your next round, we have the resources you're looking for.

Accelerator

Execution is everything. With our 4-month accelerator program you'll get access to awesome mentorship, hands-on sessions with startup experts, and a great office space where you'll work with other smart, talented founders from around the world.

We run our accelerator program in Mountain View,
San Francisco and Mexico City. Think you're ready?

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Seed Program

Have your shit together? We fund startups with traction through investments that range from $25K - $250K.

You'll get all the perks of being in 500 too - like access to our vast network of investors, partners and founders.

Positive referrals from 500 founders and mentors is the best way to get attention.
Don’t email Dave.

Up and coming.

These startups are new to the 500 family. And they're awesome.

We have friends in the business.
Meet our annual partners:

Platinum Annual Partners

Gold Annual Partners

Silver Annual Partners