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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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The Metaverse May be the Future, but Mixed Reality is Happening Now
Mixed Reality
6 min read

The Metaverse May be the Future, but Mixed Reality is Happening Now

Whether we realize it or not, mixed reality is becoming increasingly present in various aspects of our lives.
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Salesforce’s Paula Goldman Talks Ethical Tech for Startups

Salesforce’s Paula Goldman Talks Ethical Tech for Startups

Ethical tech isn’t just a concern for Silicon Valley giants, early stage companies should be focused on it too.
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Top 19 Insights on Startup Fundraising in a Remote Environment
Fundraising
15 min read

Top 19 Insights on Startup Fundraising in a Remote Environment

This is a sponsored guest post by Figure Equity Solutions. All views and opinions are those of Figure Equity Solutions and do not represent those of 500 Global or any of its staff or affiliates.
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Putting the Silicon Back in Silicon Valley
materials
5 min read

Putting the Silicon Back in Silicon Valley

The global supply chain disruption reminds us that much of the economy is built on physical goods. So, why is it that software companies get most of the technology industry’s attention?
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Viewabo Aims to Improve Customer Service With Live Streaming Video Tools

Viewabo Aims to Improve Customer Service With Live Streaming Video Tools

Video streaming can give companies the ability to identify and resolve issues quickly and efficiently, especially when dealing with a complex product.
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How Startup Founders Can Prepare for Cryptocurrency Regulation
cryptocurrency
5 min read

How Startup Founders Can Prepare for Cryptocurrency Regulation

Startups in the space can factor future compliance costs into their budgets, and partner with peers to formulate industry-accepted guidelines. 
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Anti-Patterns: When Design Gets Deceptive
product design
8 min read

Anti-Patterns: When Design Gets Deceptive

Kat Zhou, Product Designer at Spotify and creator of the Design Ethically Project, met with 500 Global recently to discuss ethical design and anti-patterns in technology.
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How Andres Sarrazola is Turning Ayenda into One of the Biggest Budget Hotel Chains in Latin America
hospitality
6 min read

How Andres Sarrazola is Turning Ayenda into One of the Biggest Budget Hotel Chains in Latin America

By the end of 2022, the company expects to have more than 1,000 hotels under its brand.
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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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INVERSE Is Building Immersive Virtual Events for a Post-Covid World
Metaverse
8 min read

INVERSE Is Building Immersive Virtual Events for a Post-Covid World

Most of us are now comfortable with virtual interactions, but current virtual events and meetings apps can struggle to create an engaging online environment for participants.
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Understanding the Rise of the Grab Superapp and its Future
superapp
11 min read

Understanding the Rise of the Grab Superapp and its Future

Reflecting on the company’s history and humble beginnings, here are my personal insights on the Southeast Asian tech giant, and how it differs from U.S. comparisons.
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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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Rosetta.ai Wants to Give Fashion Retailers a Boost with AI-Enabled E-Commerce Tools
AI
7 min read

Rosetta.ai Wants to Give Fashion Retailers a Boost with AI-Enabled E-Commerce Tools

As fashion e-commerce grows, it is important for brands to lean into online sales and create engaging shopping experiences.
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Leveling the Playing Field for Low Wage Workers
Reskilling
6 min read

Leveling the Playing Field for Low Wage Workers

Employers have clocked out on workforce investment by continuing to invest in outdated technology solutions for a workforce that has been changing rapidly.
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