Aug 11, 2014 On Our Blog

10 Tips for Getting into Our Next Accelerator Batch

You can apply to the next accelerator class here. Initially posted August 2014, updated March 2016 by Elizabeth Yin. We’re kicking off our second batch of companies in the shiny new 500 Startups San Francisco accelerator program, otherwise known as 500 Del Norte. We’d like to take this opportunity to tell you a bit about what we’re looking for and how we select companies. We get thousands of applications for 30-50 slots 28 slots. While we’re much more concerned with quality than quantity, if you’re applying to a competitive accelerator you should understand that you will be one of many applications.  You also won’t hear back for quite a while, as we need time to process through all of them. Over the …