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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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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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Why 500 Startups is betting on Miami, and so should you
ecosystem
12 min read

Why 500 Startups is betting on Miami, and so should you

I am a Mexican who grew up in the “small” town of Guadalajara, Mexico (6M people, but feels small compared to Mexico City’...

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PreMoney 2018: Meet Garry Tan, the Former YC Partner Forging his own Path
500 Startups
2 min read

PreMoney 2018: Meet Garry Tan, the Former YC Partner Forging his own Path

If you don’t know who Garry Tan is yet, you will soon—the investor was just name dropped on Forbes’ 2018 Midas Brink...

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Ann Miura-Ko: Raising the Bar for Women VCs Headlining PreMoney 2018
500 Startups
2 min read

Ann Miura-Ko: Raising the Bar for Women VCs Headlining PreMoney 2018

The pioneer in female-forward investing is one of the keynote speakers at our upcoming PreMoney Investor Conference on Oct...

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Announcing 500 Startups Latin America Batch Nine!
Investment
3 min read

Announcing 500 Startups Latin America Batch Nine!

500 Startups is thrilled to announce our latest batch from our Latin America Seed Program! Based out of Mexico City this n...

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Investor Spotlight: <br> Rebecca Woodcock

Investor Spotlight: <br> Rebecca Woodcock

Rebecca is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Venture Partner at 500 Startups. In 2011, she launched a health tech startup c...

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Turkish Ecosystem: The Rise of Third Wave Entrepreneurs
istanbul
5 min read

Turkish Ecosystem: The Rise of Third Wave Entrepreneurs

Turkey, once the leading startup ecosystem in the region with its vibrant local market, now seems to lag behind newcomers ...

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Why we’ve been cutting really large follow-on checks
carousell
4 min read

Why we’ve been cutting really large follow-on checks

Photo of Carousell’s founders giving Khailee Ng, Managing Partner of 500 Startups, a T-shirt as VC initiation back in 2013...

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VC Unlocked – Over 100 Deal Campers and Counting
Deal Camp
4 min read

VC Unlocked – Over 100 Deal Campers and Counting

Last week, more than 25 corporate VCs, angels, fund managers, and attorneys joined us for our fourth Deal Camp investor tr...

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500’s Commitment to #MovingForward
diversity
2 min read

500’s Commitment to #MovingForward

Today, we have committed to join Cheryl Yeoh Sew Hoy and Andy Coravos in their mission to launch a collective step forward...

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How to Attract (and Scale) <br>Deal Flow

How to Attract (and Scale) <br>Deal Flow

Most VCs think they can predict the future when it comes to early stage deals. At 500, we’re more realistic about our stre...

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The MENA Ecosystem: The Year Ahead
500 Falcons
12 min read

The MENA Ecosystem: The Year Ahead

2017 was a landmark year for the MENA startup ecosystem. That hectic pace of development has continued, even accelerated i...

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Announcing 500 Startups Latin America Batch Ocho!
Investment
2 min read

Announcing 500 Startups Latin America Batch Ocho!

It’s been a rigorous last two months searching throughout Latin America for the next batch of startups to join our portfol...

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5 Reasons to Attend PreMoney
PreMoney
6 min read

5 Reasons to Attend PreMoney

PreMoney, our one-day conference on the future of venture capital, takes place in San Francisco on December 5th. It’s hard...

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