500 Startups Founded 2010
Founders Christine Tsai Dave McClure
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Total investments 1039
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 1039
Rounds per year 94.45
Lead investments 159
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.23
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Finance
Financial Services
Venture Capital
Summary

In 2010 was created 500 Startups, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Mountain View. The company was established in North America in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the 500 Startups, startups are often financed by Social Capital, Golden Gate Ventures, GV. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Valor Capital Group, Silicon Badia, Sand Hill Angels. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Wayra, Techstars, Social Starts.

The fund was created by Christine Tsai, Dave McClure. Besides them, we counted 44 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The average startup value when the investment from 500 Startups is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in more than 49 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this 500 Startups works on 20 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight GrabTaxi, Credit Karma, SendGrid. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Apps, Internet. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Everpix
Mobile
Photography
Seed
1000K19 Jul 2012 Panama, San Francisco
Everpix
Mobile
Photography
Angel
800K18 Nov 2011 Panama, San Francisco
Jott
Messaging
Service Industry
Video
Venture - Series Unknown
1M09 Jun 2015 United States, Seattle
Hypernet
Seed
25 Jun 2018 United States, Palo Alto
Runway Financial
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Software
Seed
4M29 May 2020 Panama, San Francisco
Meitre
Hospitality
Internet
Reservations
Restaurants
Seed
1M16 May 2019 Argentina, Gualeguaychu
Paidy
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
Series A
3M29 Jul 2014 Japan, Tateyama
BugHerd
Information Technology
Internet
SaaS
Software
Web Development
Venture - Series Unknown
550K25 Jan 2012 United States, Melbourne
Neighborly
Finance
FinTech
GovTech
Impact Investing
IT Infrastructure
Seed
5M15 Sep 2015 Panama, San Francisco
Smiletime, Inc.
Digital Media
Video Streaming
Seed
1000K12 Sep 2017 United States, Los Angeles
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