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Democratizing Entrepreneurial Potential
LGBTQ+
6 min read

Democratizing Entrepreneurial Potential

Economic equity lifts all boats, but in today's macroeconomic environment the goal of equal access to resources for the LGBTQ+ entrepreneurial community is harder than ever to achieve--and that’s bad news for everyone.
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The Secrets to Venture Studio Model Success
venture studios
22 min read

The Secrets to Venture Studio Model Success

In this study, we look into some of the most commonly held beliefs for why venture studios thrive, and compare them with our internal data and the performance of a select group of noteworthy venture studios.
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Blockbusters vs. Sleeper Hits: What Movies Can Teach Us About Startup Investing
sleeper hits
9 min read

Blockbusters vs. Sleeper Hits: What Movies Can Teach Us About Startup Investing

Just like sleeper hit movies, there are unicorns that grow under the radar and get virtually no buzz for years, but deliver high valuations and even better multiples for investors.
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Mac Conwell’s Secret Weapon for Raising Funds: Twitter
Podcast
Episode 2

Mac Conwell’s Secret Weapon for Raising Funds: Twitter

On December 2, 2021, 500 Global convened the global venture capital community in Miami to its PreMoney 2021 conference for an interactive experience at the nexus of culture, technology, investment and global finance.
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Lolita Taub Itches to Make her Mark on Venture Capital
Podcast
Episode 1

Lolita Taub Itches to Make her Mark on Venture Capital

On December 2, 2021, 500 Global convened the global venture capital community in Miami to its PreMoney 2021 conference for an interactive experience at the nexus of culture, technology, investment and global finance.
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Pear VC’s Mar Hershenson is Doubling Down on Zero Stage Investing

Pear VC’s Mar Hershenson is Doubling Down on Zero Stage Investing

On December 2, 2021, 500 Global is convening the global venture capital community in Miami to our PreMoney 2021 conference for an interactive experience at the nexus of culture, technology, investment and global finance. 
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Republic’s Kendrick Nguyen on Democratizing Investing

Republic’s Kendrick Nguyen on Democratizing Investing

On December 2, 2021, 500 Global is convening the global venture capital community in Miami to its PreMoney 2021 conference for an interactive experience at the nexus of culture, technology, investment and global finance.
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A Decade of SaaS
saas
15 min read

A Decade of SaaS

How SaaS funding has evolved to where we are today.
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From 500 Startups to 500 Global

From 500 Startups to 500 Global

How a contrarian investment strategy prepared us for the next decade.
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In Venture Capital, Not All Stages Are Created Equal

In Venture Capital, Not All Stages Are Created Equal

Early stage investing looks considerably different now than it did two decades ago.
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Revisiting Our Post-COVID-19 Framework as Parts of the World Reopen
Covid-19
8 min read

Revisiting Our Post-COVID-19 Framework as Parts of the World Reopen

In the midst of much uncertainty, our approach provided a useful framework for evaluating opportunities in different sectors.
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saas
0 min read

The Future of SaaS

As an early stage investor, 500 Global has been investing in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies over the past ten years.
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How Serena Ventures Built a Portfolio With 60% Diverse Founders

How Serena Ventures Built a Portfolio With 60% Diverse Founders

Serena Ventures partner Alison Rapaport Stillman finds that VCs still ignore products and services made for audiences they’re not familiar with, even those representing massive markets.
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Emerging Fund Managers Share Tips on Breaking into Venture Capital
emerging funds
7 min read

Emerging Fund Managers Share Tips on Breaking into Venture Capital

We spoke to Mac Conwell, Maria Velissaris, Lolita Taub and Jessica Peltz-Zatulove.
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Andreessen Horowitz’s Naithan Jones on Finding the Next P. Diddy

Andreessen Horowitz’s Naithan Jones on Finding the Next P. Diddy

Nait Jones wants to identify cultural geniuses and help them build enduring and scalable businesses.
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Batch 27 Presents at 500 Startups’ Digital Demo Day

Batch 27 Presents at 500 Startups’ Digital Demo Day

Batch 27 startups tackled issues and opportunities that look increasingly relevant following the upheavals of 2020--innovating in areas such as the future of work, fintech, healthcare and more.
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