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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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Batch 25 of 500 Startups’ SF Accelerator pose after Demo Day, on August 22, 2019

Inside Batch 25 at 500 Startups

Alluva at 500 Startups: What it was really like being a part of Batch 25 In March of 2019, Alluva was accepted into Batch ...

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Inside 500: How Their Accelerator Helped Me Grow My Accounting-as-a-Service Company and Raise $2 Million
500 Accelerator
11 min read

Inside 500: How Their Accelerator Helped Me Grow My Accounting-as-a-Service Company and Raise $2 Million

I believe founders have superpowers. Before I started Back Office, I had built about 10 startups and sold three of them, g...

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Private Jets, Smart Pill Bottles, Blockchain, & More: Meet the Startups of Batch 24

Private Jets, Smart Pill Bottles, Blockchain, & More: Meet the Startups of Batch 24

Batch 24 has officially kicked off in San Francisco, and we’re so excited to welcome these new companies into our 500 fami...

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The Road to Demo Day: A Founder’s Perspective

The Road to Demo Day: A Founder’s Perspective

Guest Post: Kela Ivonye is the CEO and co-founder of MailHaven, a smart mailbox that tracks and protects your packages.  D...

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The Most Common Myths About Startup Accelerators — Busted
500 Startups
6 min read

The Most Common Myths About Startup Accelerators — Busted

In most aspects of life, the gulf between expectation and reality is larger than expected, but that’s where growth c...

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Unconventional Investing Promotes Innovation & Empathy — Interview with 500 Startups EIR Tristan Pollock
500 Startups
6 min read

Unconventional Investing Promotes Innovation & Empathy — Interview with 500 Startups EIR Tristan Pollock

500 Startups Venture Partner and Entrepreneur-in-Residence Tristan Pollock is open to new experiences, and he hopes you ar...

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500 Startups Demo Day: Confessions From Batch 16 Founders
500 Startups
10 min read

500 Startups Demo Day: Confessions From Batch 16 Founders

The green room at 500 Startups Demo Day is more like a pre-game locker room. Startup founders with intense expressions pac...

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Startup Founders Talk: The First Time I Fired Someone

Startup Founders Talk: The First Time I Fired Someone

500 Startups Managing Partner Christine Tsai experienced mixed emotions the first time she as a founder had to let someone...

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