Nov 23, 2015 Official Announcement

Grateful, Not Dead

Thanks to everyone who tuned into our Periscope stream, where we discussed the past 5 years at 500. To watch the saved video, tune in here. 500 Mountain View office in Fall 2010 (before we moved in) A little over five years ago, we started working on something called 500 Startups.  At the time we really didn’t know exactly what we were doing, but we wanted to combine a bunch of things which included a VC fund, an accelerator, startup education, conferences and events, the best elements of our years at PayPal and Google, but most importantly a community of geeks and founders and startups. When we started there were barely five of us, and we hardly had any money to get …