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Lessons from PayPal on Building a World-Class Startup Culture

Lessons from PayPal on Building a World-Class Startup Culture

People often think there’s a magic touch when it comes to creating company culture, but Sal Giambanco, PayPal’s VP of HR during its startup days, sees it differently.
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Entrepreneurial Women Dish Out Their Very Best Negotiation Hacks
female founders
12 min read

Entrepreneurial Women Dish Out Their Very Best Negotiation Hacks

To further demystify the art of negotiation, we tapped into the Dreamers & Doers collective to get the inside scoop on their best hacks.
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Startup Growth
9 min read

5 Steps for CEOs to Innovate Like a VC

How future-focused are today’s business leaders? The cliche is that many are managing for the next quarter. Many spent 202...

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1-Year In: Female Founders Reflect on the Impact COVID Has Had on Their Businesses
female founders
16 min read

1-Year In: Female Founders Reflect on the Impact COVID Has Had on Their Businesses

16 female founders have managed to take something as destructive as the COVID pandemic and use it as fuel to create something positive.
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Sales Tax Basics: Why Startups Should Care
Taxes
3 min read

Sales Tax Basics: Why Startups Should Care

Guest Post: the following post is a sponsored guest post by Avalara. All views and opinions represented in this post are the views and opinions of Avalara and do not represent those of 500 Startups or any of its staff or affiliates.
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The Inclusion Impact Index Project: A Call for Founders to Participate

The Inclusion Impact Index Project: A Call for Founders to Participate

Entrepreneurs across the United States – women, men, Black, Latine, Veterans, LGBTQ+ and more – are contributing enormously to the success of our economy. But do we know how much?
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Female Founders Share Their Most Powerful Tips for Increasing Their Company’s Runway Without Compromising Growth
growth
9 min read

Female Founders Share Their Most Powerful Tips for Increasing Their Company’s Runway Without Compromising Growth

Their insights provide a look into the inner workings of growing startups and the areas they’re choosing to focus on to ensure long-term success.
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How New SEC Crowdfunding Rules Could Provide Founders With a Boost
Crowdfunding
7 min read

How New SEC Crowdfunding Rules Could Provide Founders With a Boost

Republic hosted a webinar exploring the updated guidance and the impact new rules will have on the startup investment landscape.
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What It’s Going to Take To Increase Female Founder Fundraising in 2021

What It’s Going to Take To Increase Female Founder Fundraising in 2021

2021 is going to be a pivotal year in determining the momentum for female founders going forward.
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What it Means to Support Black Founders at 500
black founders
2 min read

What it Means to Support Black Founders at 500

This means partnering with organizations and building programs and policies that actively work against existing norms and systems.
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Understanding Your Term Sheet: Convertible Debt, Convertible Equity and More
term sheet
5 min read

Understanding Your Term Sheet: Convertible Debt, Convertible Equity and More

500’s legal expert Annie Woodworth walked us through the ins and outs of term sheets and what you need to know about convertible securities.
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How Early Stage Companies Can Make Responsible Technology a Competitive Advantage

How Early Stage Companies Can Make Responsible Technology a Competitive Advantage

Tech giants face rising backlash over the enormous influence they wield in our lives, elections, economy and beliefs.
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15 Tips to Bringing Teams Closer Even During Tough Times
team building
13 min read

15 Tips to Bringing Teams Closer Even During Tough Times

A company can only succeed when its individual team members do too.
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