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November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Tech Diversity: Accelerators Go After Women, Underrepresented Minorities For New Startup Ideas

Accelerators focused on entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups, such as women and minorities, have begun to spring up across the tech industry. Above, an entrepreneur from the accelerator Startupbootcamp, which this month launched a program in...
November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

500 Startups Is Raising A Nordic-focused Fund

500 Startups, which already has outposts in places like India and Brazil, is heading to a new market.
November 05, 2015
November 05, 2015

500 Startups Introduces Batch 15: Under-Sea Drones, Puppy Treats, And On-Demand Snow Plowing

500 Startups has a thesis of investing in many startups, some that they consider “unsexy,” because they make money (most of the companies in this batch are already doing anywhere between $10k-$100k in revenue) *gasp*, and some that they know might...
November 02, 2015
November 02, 2015

7 favorite pitches from 500 Startups’ haunted Demo Day

Dave McClure, founding partner at 500 Startups, jokes that he is a "blood-sucking venture capitalist" and he never looked the part more than Friday.
October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

4 Startups to Watch From 500 Startups’ Demo Day

500 Startups just graduated its fourteenth batch of companies from its accelerator in Mountain View, California. Co-founded in 2010 by investor Dave McClure, 500 Startups counts 3-D printing startup MakerBot, acquired by Stratasys, and social medi...
October 30, 2015
October 30, 2015

Here are the 34 companies that presented at 500 Startups’ Batch 14 demo day

At venture firm and startup accelerator program 500 Startups‘ latest Demo Day, 34 early-stage and 9 post-seed companies presented in front of investors for a chance to receive the funding to get them to their next milestone.
October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015

Our 9 Favorite Companies From 500 Startups “Demo-Ween”

500 Startups today presented its 14th batch of companies at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, with a spooky twist.

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