Company Name: 500 Startups
Company website: http://500.co/
CEO/CTO: Christine Tsai, CEO and Co-Founder
Age / Year Found: Apr 1, 2010
Company Value / Total Funding Amount: $480.1M
Business roles/desciption: 500 Startups is a global venture capital firm with a network of startup programs headquartered in Silicon Valley with over $454M in committed capital across 4 main funds and 15 thematic funds. We have invested in 2,200+ technology startups globally since our inception in 2010 including: Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), Credit Karma, SendGrid, Grab, GitLab, Bukalapak, Canva, Udemy, TalkDesk, Intercom, Ipsy, MakerBot (acq’d by SSYS), Wildfire (acq’d by GOOG), and Viki (acq’d by Rakuten). Our team of 150 people based in 20 countries manage venture investments across 74 countries and speak over 25 languages. In addition to investments, we are passionate about helping build viable startup ecosystems around the world and run educational programs, events and conferences, and partnerships globally. Our investment team and mentor network has operational experience at companies such as PayPal, Google, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Twitter and Apple.