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 …
Jun 24, 2015 On Our Blog
Apr 13, 2015 Official Announcement
500 Startups is proud to announce the launch of DistroFund , a $10 million allocation from 500 Startups main fund dedicated to post-seed, pre-Series A companies looking to scale and operationalize their growth marketing function.