Mark Saldaña

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Mark Saldaña

Mark spreads the 500 message all over the world using a deadly combination of social media, PR, and baked goods. Before 500, he spent time at sexy enterprise startup Box.

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October 22, 2014
October 22, 2014

Episode 51 – John Coombs, Founder Of Rover

This week, I speak with batch 10 founder John Coombs about his iBeacon-focused startup, Rover. Check out roverlabs.co to learn more about the awesome technology his team his building. Love the show? Don't forget to rate us and subscribe on iTun...
October 15, 2014
October 15, 2014

Episode 50 – Samir Patel, Founder of DoRevolution

I talked to 500 mentor and founder Samir Patel about growth, marketing, and other tricks that will help startups grow their business. Check out other resources from Samir here: www.slideshare.net/500startups/google-badwords-500-startups-present...
October 01, 2014
October 01, 2014

Episode 49 – Jenny Chen And Vicki Luisi Of Wanderable

I spoke with Jenny Chen and Vicki Luisi (CEO and co-founder of Wanderable) about the wedding market, building their startup, deciding to fundraise publicly, and more! Listen in for some great tips and insights. Learn more about Wanderable at an...
September 22, 2014
September 22, 2014

International Marketing for Startups – 3 Steps to Improve Your Visibility

The following post was contributed by Anji Ismail, co-founder of DOZ. After a successful seed round, my cofounder Faouzi and I decided it was time to start thinking international. Beyond simply translating our site, we also had to think about l...
September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014

More Funding for Female Founders – Our First 500 Women Syndicate Startups

Earlier this year, we announced 500 Women, one of our first AngelList syndicates. This was an important step for us in supporting women-led companies and encouraging more women to grab a seat on the other side of the table as angel investors. Toda...
September 11, 2014
September 11, 2014

We <3 Fabulous Founders: Announcing the 500 LGBT Syndicate

I’ve been at 500 Startups for nearly two years now, and one of the best things about working here is our team’s real commitment to inclusivity. At 500, we don’t just slap a poster on the wall about diversity – we know that LGBT founders, mentors, ...
September 10, 2014
September 10, 2014

Episode 48 – Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer, Founder Of AirPR

This week, we spoke with the founder of AirPR about startup PR. Listen in for tips & tricks on effectively pitching your company to journalists. Love the show? Don't forget to rate us and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher!
September 03, 2014
September 03, 2014

Episode 47 – Diane Loviglio, Co – Founder Of Share Some Style

We spoke with Batch 9 founder Diane Loviglio about launching Share Some Style, building a marketplace for stylists, user research, and more! Give it a listen and subscribe to the show by searching for 500 Startups on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud.
August 27, 2014
August 27, 2014

Episode 46 – Josh Rosenwald, Founder and CEO Of Unroll.me

We sat down with the founder of Unroll.me to talk about growth hacks, startup marketing, the future of email, and more. Enjoy the show? Don't forget to subscribe and rate us on iTunes, Stitcher, and SoundCloud.
August 23, 2014
August 23, 2014

Helping retailers keep up with the consumer

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