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500 Startups

Founders Christine Tsai Dave McClure

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Total investments 2962
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 2187
Rounds per year 211.57
Lead investments 58
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.26
Exits 248
Key employees 45
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Internet
  • Information Technology
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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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

STORI

Brand Marketing
Marketing
Software
$500K06 Feb 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Dinari

Human Resources
Management Information Systems
$10M24 Jan 2024 -

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Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Information Services
$1M17 Jan 2024 Midview City, Central Region, Singapore

Dapta

$1M22 Dec 2023 Miami, Florida, United States

Spare

Finance
$3M20 Dec 2023 Kuwait City, Al Asimah, Kuwait

Blink

$2M08 Dec 2023 -

Qarbotech

Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
Nanotechnology
$792K04 Dec 2023 Seri Kembangan, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Moviation

Aerospace
Air Transportation
Service Industry
29 Nov 2023 Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea

Inflow

B2B
Fashion
Manufacturing
Supply Chain Management
$2M28 Nov 2023 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
News
Headout raises $12M, plans to hire 150+ people as domestic travel rebounds

– Travel startup Headout raised $12m in funding.
– The round was led by Glade Brook Capital and included participation from returning investors Version One Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, FJ Labs, 500 Startups, Haystack and Ludlow Ventures, and new investors Espresso Capital and Practical VC.
– The company plans to expand into 300 cities, product development and its product, business, marketing and operations teams.
– It plans to hire more than 150 employees around the world and is also looking for opportunities to acqui-hire travel and entertainment startups.

Flat.mx raises $20M from VCs, proptech unicorn founders to fix Mexico’s ‘broken’ real estate market

– Flat.mx, a real estate marketplace, raised $20m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Anthemis and 500 Startups, and joined by ALLVP and Expa.
– Other investors include Opendoor CEO and co-founder Eric Wu, Flyhomes’ co-founder and CEO Tushar Garg, and Divvy Homes’ co-founder Brian Ma.
– The company plans to use the funding to expand its operations in Mexico and Latin America.

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Total investments 2962
Average round size 1M
Rounds per year 211.57
Peak activity year 2019
Lead investments 58
Follow on index 0.26
Exits 248
Group Appearance index 0.54

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

STORI

Brand Marketing
Marketing
Software
$500K06 Feb 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Dinari

Human Resources
Management Information Systems
$10M24 Jan 2024 -

Meals in Minutes

Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Information Services
$1M17 Jan 2024 Midview City, Central Region, Singapore

Dapta

$1M22 Dec 2023 Miami, Florida, United States

Spare

Finance
$3M20 Dec 2023 Kuwait City, Al Asimah, Kuwait

Blink

$2M08 Dec 2023 -

Qarbotech

Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
Nanotechnology
$792K04 Dec 2023 Seri Kembangan, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Moviation

Aerospace
Air Transportation
Service Industry
29 Nov 2023 Seongnam, Kyonggi-do, South Korea

Inflow

B2B
Fashion
Manufacturing
Supply Chain Management
$2M28 Nov 2023 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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