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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
money circle
6 min read

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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Stonks Spices Up Digital Demo Day
demo day
7 min read

Stonks Spices Up Digital Demo Day

The company wants to create FOMO around startup investing.
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Gilmour Space Sees Telecom as the Next Frontier, Not Just Mars
space tech
6 min read

Gilmour Space Sees Telecom as the Next Frontier, Not Just Mars

The company builds and launches small, low-cost satellite-carrying rockets for customers focused on the space economy.
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500 LatAm Welcomes Batch 15 Startups to its Somos Lucha Program
Somos Lucha
5 min read

500 LatAm Welcomes Batch 15 Startups to its Somos Lucha Program

We selected 10 companies out of 1,040. They hail from Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, Mexico, and for the first time, Costa Rica.
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5 Top of Mind Customer Retention Strategies as a Startup Scales

5 Top of Mind Customer Retention Strategies as a Startup Scales

THE FOLLOWING POST IS A SPONSORED GUEST POST BY ZENDESK. ALL VIEWS AND OPINIONS REPRESENTED IN THIS POST ARE THE VIEWS AND OPINIONS OF ZENDESK AND DO NOT REPRESENT THOSE OF 500 GLOBAL OR ANY OF ITS STAFF OR AFFILIATES
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To Gauge Bukalapak’s Value, Look at its Mitra Strategy
indonesia
9 min read

To Gauge Bukalapak’s Value, Look at its Mitra Strategy

In light of recent announcements, this article seeks to make sense of public information Bukalapak has shared about how it's catering to smaller enterprises in Indonesia.
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Bahraini Crypto Exchange Rain Wants to Become a Global Player
crypto
7 min read

Bahraini Crypto Exchange Rain Wants to Become a Global Player

Armed with $110 million in fresh funding, the company is targeting new licenses from regulators across the Middle East and beyond.
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SiteTrace’s Construction Material Procurement App Streamlines Job Sites
construction
7 min read

SiteTrace’s Construction Material Procurement App Streamlines Job Sites

The construction industry still lags behind when it comes to adopting digital technologies, resulting in opportunities to build new solutions.
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Roi Wants To Be the Go-To Platform for the Modern Retail Trader

Roi Wants To Be the Go-To Platform for the Modern Retail Trader

We believe that Roi’s platform is positioned to capitalize on both the crypto investing boom and the emerging but fragmented Web3 space.
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Taking Cues From Professional Poker, Funway Is Taking Mahjong to the Next Level
gaming
7 min read

Taking Cues From Professional Poker, Funway Is Taking Mahjong to the Next Level

The company is building an entire ecosystem around the game, which starts with Mahjong Masters, the world’s first mahjong reality tournament aired on an international sports channel.
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Propagate Is Accelerating a New Generation of E-Commerce Brands and Sellers
ecommerce
7 min read

Propagate Is Accelerating a New Generation of E-Commerce Brands and Sellers

As e-commerce enjoys prodigious global growth, we’re seeing a boom in new digitally native brands selling online thanks to Shopify’s platform and Amazon’s marketplace.
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Mirza’s Goal: Empower Parents to Take Control of Family Finances

Mirza’s Goal: Empower Parents to Take Control of Family Finances

COVID-19 has reshaped the labor market and forced a readjustment around work-life integration. We believe there's an opportunity to create solutions for working parents that help them pursue careers while raising children.
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Simone Health Wants to Become the Go-To Platform for Women’s Metabolic Health
Femtech
7 min read

Simone Health Wants to Become the Go-To Platform for Women’s Metabolic Health

Femtech is becoming a bigger focus, but there are still gaps around diagnosing and treating chronic conditions afflicting millions of women. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS, is one of them.
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Detecting Cognitive Biases in Decision Making
cognitive bias
8 min read

Detecting Cognitive Biases in Decision Making

We sat down with data guru Ganes Kesari, co-founder and Chief Decision Scientist at Gramener, to better understand the different types of cognitive bias that can influence data and product development, and strategies to work around them.
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BSOS Is Creating Blockchain-Enabled Fintech Solutions for Supply Chain Finance

BSOS Is Creating Blockchain-Enabled Fintech Solutions for Supply Chain Finance

Supply chain shocks have been a hot topic throughout the pandemic. One area we see opportunities to make improvements is supply chain finance, which helps suppliers and manufacturers optimize working capital. 
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