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500 Startups is a global venture capital firm headquartered in San Francisco.

500 Startups is a global venture capital firm headquartered in San Francisco.

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. It is one of the most active venture capital firms in the world.

Since its inception in Silicon Valley, 500 Startups has invested in over 2,300 companies via its 5 global funds and 15 thematic funds dedicated to either specific geographic markets or verticals. Its 100+ team members are located in 20 countries around the world in order to support the 500 Startups global portfolio of investments which spans more than 75 countries.

Notable investments in the 500 portfolio include Credit Karma, Twilio, Canva, Grab, Bukalapak, The RealReal, Talkdesk, Knotel, and Udemy.

500 Startups contributes to the development of innovation ecosystems by supporting startups and investors through educational programs, events, conferences, and partnerships with corporations and governments around the world.
Legal Team of 500 Startups

Khailee Ng

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Managing Partner, 500 Startups. Previously founded Groupsmore (exit: Groupon) and SAYS.com (exit: Catcha Group).

Bedy Yang

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Managing Partner 500Startups (focused Latam + international); Founder @Brazil Innovators
CEO and Founding Partner @500 Startups . Previously @Google & @YouTube . Left-handed. Ballet dancer of > 25 yrs. Go Bears.
Total raised

$73.9M

Funded over

2 rounds

Latest round

Jul 2013

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