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Tim Chae

Tim Chae is a Managing Partner at 500 Startups.

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July 12, 2021
July 12, 2021

In Venture Capital, Not All Stages Are Created Equal

The next 100 years of the world’s economy is going to be built off companies just getting started today, and venture capital will play a central role in helping to bring them to life. But while many folks are familiar with venture capital, they mi...
April 27, 2021
April 27, 2021

MightyFly’s Next-Generation Drones Have Sky-High Potential

When we first met MightyFly’s founders Manal Habib and Scott Parker, we quickly knew they had that perfect combination of technical expertise and tenacity--a world-class team of experienced drone engineers capable of reshaping logistics.  ...
March 08, 2021
March 08, 2021

Pineapple Turns CVs into Instagram-Like Stories to Make them More Engaging

How can a personality shine through a CV? For Gen Zs raised on Instagram and TikTok, a LinkedIn-style resume might not be the preferred way to stand out. Enter Dublin-based Pineapple. The company is essentially applying social media tactics to the...
April 06, 2020
April 06, 2020

How Startups Can Navigate the Change in Investment Climate Due to COVID-19

With the rise in regulations and restrictions surrounding COVID-19, we’ve entered unprecedented times on a global scale. On our end, we hosted our first-ever Digital Demo Day to ensure the safety and protection of our team and founders. Using YouT...
March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019

To Infinity and Beyond: 500’s Next Chapter

My journey with 500 began eight years ago as a startup founder in Batch 3.  At the time, 500 was a fledgling early stage investor just beginning to establish itself in Silicon Valley. 500 and its team of underdogs were making a name for thems...

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