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November 18, 2016
November 18, 2016

#AnotherOne: 500 Startups Announces Batch 19 🔑

It’s that time again! Announcing our latest Mountain View cohort, Batch 19, with 44 companies.   Earlier this year, we experimented with vertical tracks to be able to provide greater value to companies, in particular, categories of interest.  T...
May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Announcing Batch 17 in Mountain View – Doubling Down on Fashion, Beauty and B2B

Roll call! Today we’re announcing Batch 17 in Mountain View - our  most eclectic batch to date.  With 42 companies, this accelerator cohort runs the gamut from affordable housing made from shipping containers to digital SIM cards to free birth con...
April 04, 2016
April 04, 2016

Rethinking The Accelerator: What You’ll Achieve At 500 Startups

Before Avanoo arrived at 500, they were making about $2,000 a month selling self-help videos. But after a spell of stardom on Reddit, their social marketing channels had pretty much dried up. As cofounder Daniel Jacobs put it, “you can only do so ...
March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

Introducing Specialty Tracks at 500 Startups: Beauty and the B2Beast

Over the past 5 years, we’ve watched 16 batches of startups come through 500 Startups. We've seen first-hand how founders benefit from mentorship and advice that’s tailored to the key problems they face in their specific businesses. That's why thi...

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