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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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blockchain
1 min read

The 8 Questions Investors Should Ask about Blockchain Projects

1. Does the team have relevant industry experience and technology background? From a tech perspective, typical relevant ba...

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2020 in Review: Resilience, Strength, Empathy

2020 in Review: Resilience, Strength, Empathy

In the unpredictable and often chaotic year that was 2020, we as a community collectively navigated the ups and downs and unequivocally decided to keep pushing forward.
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BLCK VC’s Brian Hollins Talks Opportunities and Resources for Black Investors

BLCK VC’s Brian Hollins Talks Opportunities and Resources for Black Investors

Black investors and founders are still vastly underrepresented in the world of venture capital, but there are signs of positive momentum.
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Why We’re Publishing Our Diversity & Inclusion Statistics

Why We’re Publishing Our Diversity & Inclusion Statistics

While we’ve always championed diversity as a critical part of our ethos, if 2020 taught us one thing, it’s that we need to do better.
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Cap Tables
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Cap Table Management

https://youtu.be/aCI7oRrp_JGA Join Amit Bhatti, 500’s US Corporate Counsel, and Amanda Parsons, Equity Admin Busines...

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Meet the Startups in 500’s First Fully Virtual Accelerator
Accelerator
4 min read

Meet the Startups in 500’s First Fully Virtual Accelerator

We’re pleased to introduce you to the first founders to join our rolling admissions model, and take part in our first fully-virtual accelerator program.
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