Jun 30, 2016 On Our Blog

500 Startups Launches 500 LABS

Today 500 Startups, a Silicon Valley VC specializing in middle-out technology, is announcing 500 LABS, a startup studio that creates awesome companies from scratch (see infographic). 500 Labs will bring together founders and teams from all over the world to make startups go harder, faster, better, stronger. 500 LABS is led by experienced entrepreneurs and hyperloop enthusiasts Selcuk Atli and Dominic Coryell. Selcuk and Dom reside in San Francisco, but occasionally migrate north for the summer to Toronto and Waterloo (that’s in Canada, you hoser). They make stuff that works. Startup Studio: A Model that Works Startup studios aren’t exactly new — they have been popularized in recent years by firms like Betaworks (creators of Giphy), and Expa (creators of …