Official Announcement

500 Road Show

2014 USA Tour - Searching for Kickass Startups


PUBLISHED November 20, 2014
by Jess Erickson

500 ROAD SHOW – 2014 USA TOUR

Join our 500 Startups tour! You’ll have the chance to meet with members of our investment team and learn more about building your startup. We want to meet some of the world’s most promising startups. Our evening meetups are free to attend and will be followed by a relaxed evening of drinks and mingling. Learn more about 500’s seed fund and accelerator. Have questions? Get answers here.

Can’t join the tour? Learn more about 500’s accelerator program and apply online.

First tour will include stops in: 

12/2 – SAN FRANCISCO – RSVP 

12/3 – BOSTON – RSVP 

12/4 – NEW YORK CITY – RSVP

12/9 – SEATTLE – RSVP 

12/10 – LOS ANGELES – RSVP

Attendees will: 

> Meet 500: Who’s behind 500? You’ll find out. In return we’ll want to meet you, learn more about what you’re working on, and help you out. We think it’s a good deal.

> Ask 500: Chat with the 500 team and its founders to find out how they select who to invest in, and what it’s like to join the 500 family. This will come in handy if you end up joining us!

> Network 500: We’ll be bringing together other great founders from your area, so this will be the perfect time to network and buddy up.

Meet Our Kickass Team: 

About 500 Startups

500 Startups is a Silicon Valley venture capital seed fund & startup accelerator. We invest in internet startups on search, social, & mobile platforms. We run an incubation and accelerator program emphasizing design & user experience, distribution & customer acquisition, and lean startup practices & metrics. Our investment team and mentor network has operational experience at companies including PayPal, Google, YouTube, Yahoo, AOL, Zynga, LinkedIn, Twitter, Apple & Facebook.

Special thanks to our Partners: 

General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design. Our global network of students, instructors, and entrepreneurs aims to bring people together to take advantage of a new kind of learning-by-doing approach to education.

District Cowork is a new coworking space in New York for entrepreneurs with modern open space, designer lounge, conference rooms and a relaxing rooftop.

Published by Jess Erickson

Jess loves technology, equality and people, which is why she’s 500’s Director of Diversity. She is also the founder of the global women in tech organization Geekettes. A professional surfer of the web, she’s finally ready to settle back at home after seven years abroad and become an amateur surfer of the West Coast waves.