Jun 24, 2015 On Our Blog

500 Startups Announces First “Distro Dojo” Growth Program based in London

500 Startups is well chuffed to announce the launch of our new Distro Dojo to help post-seed companies in Europe scale growth and close their next round of funding. Using capital from the previously-announced Distro Fund, 500 startups plans to invest in 20 European companies over the next year at cheque sizes of between £100,000 to £200,000.  In addition to receiving funding, companies will participate in a three-month program focused on customer acquisition. The first month will be in-residence at the new WeWork building in Moorgate, and program tuition is approximately £30,000 (paid from a portion of the investment).  WTF is a Dojo? Originating back in samurai days, a dojo was a training school where serious students went to study …