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WE INVEST IN AND EMPOWER FOUNDERS ACROSS SOUTHEAST ASIA

through our 500 Durians Funds

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WE INVEST IN AND EMPOWER FOUNDERS ACROSS SOUTHEAST ASIA

through our 500 Durians Funds

START HERE

WHO WE ARE

500 Startups is a venture capital firm on a mission to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving global ecosystems. We are one of the most active seed stage venture capital firms in the world.

Since our inception in Silicon Valley, 500 Startups has invested in over 2,000 companies via our 4 global funds and 14 microfunds dedicated to either specific geographic markets or verticals. Our 100+ team members are located in multiple locations worldwide, with 500 Startups’ global portfolio of investments spanning over 60 countries.

500 Startups also contributes to the development of thriving innovation ecosystems around the world to better equip startups with tools to succeed by running educational programs, events & conferences, and partnerships with corporations and governments around the world.

In Southeast Asia, our 500 Durians Funds and team bridge talented entrepreneurs and the opportunities they are pursuing with access to connected capital and expertise. To date, we have invested in and support over 160 companies and have built powerful communities of founders across Southeast Asia.

We’re just getting started.

OUR PORTFOLIO

500 Durians isn’t just a number – we are the most active investor in the region

160+

COMPANIES

6+

COUNTRIES

300+

FOUNDERS

WE GIVE FOUNDERS MORE THAN CAPITAL

We invest US$50,000 to US$300,000 in founders based in or targeting Southeast Asia. But that’s not all.

DEDICATED
SUPPORT
From the vision, strategy, day-to-day challenges all the way to raising your next round, our dedicated Portfolio Support Team are always on call to meet your needs.
IN-DEPTH
EXPERTISE
Our in-house experts on growth and distribution, corporate partnerships and B2B customer acquisition, and media and PR work with you hand-in-hand to grow your business.
EXCLUSIVE
COMMUNITY
Tap into our private network of the most successful entrepreneurs and business operators in Southeast Asia and Silicon Valley through exclusive chat and social groups, meet-ups and introductions.
WORLD-CLASS
PARTNERS
Leverage our exclusive perks from the world’s top partners like AWS, Facebook, Stripe, and more to receive free hosting, software and more to help you save money and increase your run-rate.

BE #500STRONG

Be part of our mission and the story of Southeast Asia’s entrepreneurial renaissance

FUNDING

Building a startup to solve real problems in SEA and looking for funding?
PITCH US

INVESTING

Keen to invest in our funds or to find out more about our portfolio companies?
FIND OUT MORE

HIRING

Want to work in the Southeast Asia startup scene or at 500 Durians?
APPLY NOW

PARTNERING

Want to host an event, sponsor our activities, or offer perks to our portfolio companies?
LET’S TALK

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