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.
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.
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