Founder Demographic Survey



Data Protection: You have been invited to participate in this questionnaire by 500 Startups Management Company, L.L.C (500 Startups, we, us or our) as a founder of a batch company. Your participation in this questionnaire is entirely voluntary. If you decide not to participate in this questionnaire or if you withdraw from participating at any time, you will not be penalised.

Some personal information may be collected about you if you choose to participate in the questionnaire. This includes some special categories of data including your ethnicity and sexual orientation if you choose to disclose this information. Where you choose to disclose this information, you consent to us using your special categories of data for the purposes outlined below.

The purpose of collecting the personal data set out in this questionnaire is for our legitimate interests in carrying out research into the composition of the founders of the batch company. Your personal data may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where 500 Startups or its affiliates, subsidiaries or service providers maintain facilities in accordance with our Privacy Policy .

The information provided by you in this questionnaire will be aggregated with other responses to examine the characteristics of founders and generate anonymous statistics. These aggregated statistics may be shared with third parties in our marketing materials. Your information will not be used in a manner which would allow identification of your individual responses.

We otherwise use, disclose, process and handle your personal information (including special categories of data) in accordance with our Privacy Policy . Our Privacy Policy also contains information regarding your rights and who to contact if you have any questions or concerns.