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500 Global Partner Clayton Bryan on Doubling Down on Founders and More
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500 Global Partner Clayton Bryan on Doubling Down on Founders and More

Clayton, who landed on Venture Capital Journal’s 2023 list of Rising Stars, talks about his journey and shares some advice for founders.
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500 LatAm Welcomes Batch 17 Startups to its Somos Lucha Program
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500 LatAm Welcomes Batch 17 Startups to its Somos Lucha Program

We selected 10 companies from Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina and Peru out of 2,011 candidates.
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500 Global Names Amal Enan Partner in Egypt with Plans to Open New Office in Cairo
Egypt
3 min read

500 Global Names Amal Enan Partner in Egypt with Plans to Open New Office in Cairo

We're also partnering with Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), thus deepening our commitment to the phenomenal founders that have made Egypt one of the most vibrant startup scenes in the Middle East and Africa.
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A Dispatch to Founders from TechCrunch Disrupt 2022
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5 min read

A Dispatch to Founders from TechCrunch Disrupt 2022

Even in difficult times we see opportunities to build game-changing businesses.
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5 Steps for CEOs to Innovate Like a VC
Venture 101
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 sp...

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The Future Of Financial Inclusion In Africa
Fintech
6 min read

The Future Of Financial Inclusion In Africa

Outsource Monetic Is enabling Mobile Money in Francophone Africa. The Senegalese fintech is piloting KaliSpot, an independent network of ATMs, that gives customers of any bank, fintech, or mobile money service 24/7 access to their money, with an emphasis on financial inclusion.
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500 Emerging Europe: Fueling Top Talent to Create Global Unicorns

500 Emerging Europe: Fueling Top Talent to Create Global Unicorns

Excited to announce that 500 Istanbul is rebranding to 500 Emerging Europe!
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Lootex’s NFT Marketplace Is Helping Unlock Crypto Gaming’s Potential in the Metaverse
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Lootex’s NFT Marketplace Is Helping Unlock Crypto Gaming’s Potential in the Metaverse

GameFi has the potential to propel the growth and usage of NFTs by creating incentives for creators and gamers alike.
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8 Steps Founders with Pre-Product Market Fit Can Take to Stay Afloat

8 Steps Founders with Pre-Product Market Fit Can Take to Stay Afloat

Based on our experience of past periods of volatility, we want to share suggestions on how founders with pre-product market fit can best prepare for whatever lies ahead.
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Standing Still in the Global Hiring Game Is Akin to Falling Behind
Talent
5 min read

Standing Still in the Global Hiring Game Is Akin to Falling Behind

THE FOLLOWING POST IS A SPONSORED GUEST POST BY GLOBALIZATION PARTNERS. ALL VIEWS AND OPINIONS REPRESENTED IN THIS POST ARE THE VIEWS AND OPINIONS OF GLOBALIZATION PARTNERS AND DO NOT REPRESENT THOSE OF 500 GLOBAL OR ANY OF ITS STAFF OR AFFILIATES.
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Meet the Founders at 500 Global’s First Alumni Demo Day
Alumni Demo Day
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Meet the Founders at 500 Global’s First Alumni Demo Day

500 Global will showcase presentations from eight post-seed companies. 
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3 Lessons from Southeast Asia for African Startups Digitizing the Informal Economy
Africa
6 min read

3 Lessons from Southeast Asia for African Startups Digitizing the Informal Economy

What do Africa and Southeast Asia have in common? Small enterprises–think mom-and-pop shops–still dominate their economies.
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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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Egypt’s MoneyFellows Uses An Old School Lending Tool to Drive Fintech Innovation
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Egypt’s MoneyFellows Uses An Old School Lending Tool to Drive Fintech Innovation

Founder Ahmed Wadi saw promise in digitizing money circles by circumventing some obstacles. 
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Venture 101
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Carta’s Tips on Fund Administration

This excerpt from “How VCs Can Approach Fund Administration” originally appeared on Carta’s blog and has...

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Stonks Spices Up Digital Demo Day
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Stonks Spices Up Digital Demo Day

The company wants to create FOMO around startup investing.
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