Jan 24, 2017 On Our Blog

Why We Love the World’s Startup Underdogs

Several of us at 500 are matching donations to Gaza Sky Geeks until January 27. If you would like to support Gaza Sky Geeks, donate at www.powerupgazageeks.com to help them keep the lights on and launch Gaza’s first coding academy. Here’s why we’re supporting.   At 500 Startups, we’re countercultural investors.  We became the most active seed-stage investor in the world (1600+ companies and counting), because we pioneered a value approach to startup investing – using a quantitative approach to discovering wins rather than gambling large checks on fewer companies. 500 Startups operates microfunds around the world, extending our approach to emerging startup markets, such as Southeast Asia, Middle East and North Africa, Latin America, Japan and others.  We have also …