44.5% of our portfolio founders belong to racial minorities.

We have funded 48 scholarships for underrepresented investors to attend our VCUnlocked investor education programs.

We started the 500 Startups Unity and Inclusion Summit, which we have hosted in LA, Atlanta, NYC, Berlin and Bangalore, (and more locations to come).

500 Team @ LGBTQ San Francisco Pride

Join 500 Startups for a one-day event bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, and the tech community to talk about the current state and future of diversity & inclusion in tech.

Through keynotes, panels, and workshops, we’ll address topics like:
– Access to capital
– Growth marketing
– The 500 Startups Seed Accelerator Program

March 7, 2019: Miami, FL
For event information: Join mailing list below. To Sponsor the event, please email: jamie@500.co

What makes this conference different? Check out this video from LA.

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Past 2017

ATL: Photos

LA: Highlight reelSpeaker talksPhotos

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Thanks to our Event partners