Last week Syfy piloted the first episode of our new docu-series called the Bazillion Dollar Club. The initial episode followed Vango on their journey from the beginning of our accelerator program (500 Startups Batch 12) to Demo Day, where they raised over $1.5M. It was received positively by those who watched; Vango saw 12,000 new visitors to their website and 5,000 new downloads of their app the day after the pilot aired. Missed it? Check it out — the first episode is available free on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Hulu and Syfy.com. Starting early this year, we filmed the series with hardware accelerator Highway1 and Zero Point Zero Productions, the uber-talented folks behind Anthony Bourdain’s food and travel …
Inlifesize have won the inaugural ICONS Festival pitch competition after beating a field of over 80 firms from across the EMEA and US.
Fostering entrepreneurship, connecting investors and mentors with start-ups and giving fledgling businesses a helping hand, are the topics of focus for the forthcoming TiECon Dubai event. TiE Dubai is the Middle East chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs – a global non-profit organization founded in Silicon Valley in 1992, which aims to “foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking and education”.
Meet James Riney, Head, 500 Startups Japan. Based in Japan, Riney manages a US$30 million fund meant to invest in innovative startups in the country. He has plenty of experience, having founded a startup in Tokyo and worked as a Principal atDeNA’s venture arm.
Young Irish-based, Irish-founded and Irish-led companies are catching the data science wave that is sweeping over the tech industry.
Gurgaon-based on-demand delivery startup, Quickli, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from 500 Startups and from some high net worth individuals.
Hyperlocal delivery startup Quickli has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Silicon Valley-based seed fund and startup accelerator 500 Startups, as per a report inThe Economic Times.
Quickli, a hyperlocal delivery start-up, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from 500 Startups, Mato Peric and some other angel investors. With the new cash coming to the company, it is now planning to expand it’s team and go deep with a limited set of customers and geographies.
On demand B2B logistics startup Quickli has secured an undisclosed amount of seed fund from 500 Startups, Mato Peric, former Rocket Internet partner, and some HNIs. The company will use proceedings in building a team, technology, and go deep with a limited set of customers and geographies.
The idea of Start Ups is as ancient as this world, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a speech at California. Each economic age has been defined by disruption of the previous one, by the evolution of ideas and products that displace the old ones. Start Ups have always been the engine of progress. The mega corporations of today were Startsup of yesterday. Today, the Startups defy the natural rates of growth. An idea can become a global name within a year. Customers can multiply at the rate of millions, employees at the rate of thousands and valuation at the rate of billions.The convergence of technology, integration across diverse fields, distributed architecture and people willing to back an idea, have opened …