MemeChat is Making People Laugh and Getting Meme Creators Paid

Memes are a huge part of the culture of the internet, especially for Millenials and Gen Z.  Ever try making a meme on your phone though? Creating a meme on the fly and customizing it to the moment can be way harder than it looks. Not to mention earning anything for that creation! From our first meeting, we loved how MemeChat aims to make creating, sharing, and viewing memes easy to do, ...

Batch 27 Presents at 500 Startups’ Digital Demo Day

Digital Demo Day has returned for a second consecutive year, with 500 Startups showcasing Batch 27 to a global network of investors, corporates and press.  Twenty-nine companies delivered pre-re...

The Inclusion Impact Index Project: A Call for Founders to Participate

We know that entrepreneurs across the United States – women, men, Black, Latine, Veterans, LGBTQ+ and more – are contributing enormously to the success of our economy. But do we know how much? And ...

Tethr Provides a Peer-Enabled Mental Health and Well-Being Platform for Men

Even before the pandemic, 77% of men were dealing with some form of stress, anxiety, or depression and 40% said it would take thoughts of suicide or self-harm for them to reach out and get any help...

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Batch 27 Presents at 500 Startups’ Digital Demo Day

Digital Demo Day has returned for a second consecutive year, with 500 Startups showcasing Batch 27 to a global network of investors, corporates and press.  Twenty-nine companies delivered pre-re...

The Inclusion Impact Index Project: A Call for Founders to Participate

We know that entrepreneurs across the United States – women, men, Black, Latine, Veterans, LGBTQ+ and more – are contributing enormously to the success of our economy. But do we know how much? And ...

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MemeChat is Making People Laugh and Getting Meme Creators Paid

Memes are a huge part of the culture of the internet, especially for Millenials and Gen Z.  Ever try making a meme on your phone though? Creating a meme on the fly and customizing it to the mo...

Tethr Provides a Peer-Enabled Mental Health and Well-Being Platform for Men

Even before the pandemic, 77% of men were dealing with some form of stress, anxiety, or depression and 40% said it would take thoughts of suicide or self-harm for them to reach out and get any help...

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How Global Launch Is Adapting to Help Startups Expand to the U.S. and Southeast Asia

Written by Anna Heim In partnership with Enterprise Singapore, 500 Startups has selected Batch 2 applicants for Global Launch San Francisco and Global Launch Singapore. The two separate programs...

Why 500 Kobe Is Ready to Back COVID-19 Solutions

Are you working on innovative tech-based solutions to the challenges posed by COVID-19? If so, read on: the fifth edition of the 500 Startups Kobe Accelerator might well be a good fit for your star...

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COVID-19 Related Tax Credits

Guest Post: the following post is a sponsored guest post by IncentAdvise. All views and opinions represented in this post are the views and opinions of IncentAdvise and do not represent those ...

Handling Uncertainty: Increasing Runway and Customer Acquisition during Crisis

Guest Post: the following post is a sponsored guest post by Brex. All views and opinions represented in this post are the views and opinions of Brex and do not represent those of 500 Startups or an...