Tagged: dave mcclure

500 Startups Creates Pooled Investment Fund for Fintech

500 Startups has filed a Form D 506(c) for a pooled investment fund targeting Fintech. The 500 Fintech LP is seeking $25 million according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 500 Startups and its co-founder Dave McClure is one of the most… Read More

The Incubator Formally Known as 500 Startups: Call Us 500 Seed & 500 Series A Programs, Please

It’s hard to believed that 500 Startups launched just six years ago given its influence.  1600+ companies, 60+ countries and 3,000 founders later, Co-Founder Dave McClure utilized the platform’s blog to reflect on the last years progress and to look forward to the company’s next… Read More

Thai Startup T2P, Creators of DeepPocket e-Wallet App, Receives $1.1 in Funding from 500 Startups

T2P, creators of the e-Wallet App DeepPocket, has received $1.1 million in funding led by Dave McClure’s 500 startups. The funding round also saw participation from Bechnachinda Holding.  T2P is based in Thailand and the additional capital will be leveraged to expand their services beyond… Read More

Ramen Dinners, Rare Wins & Often, Failures: ‘Bazillion Dollar Club’ Series Follows Silicon Valley Startups Enrolled In 500 Startups & Highway1

Ramen dinners, rare wins and–often–failures: the life of a Silicon Valley startup. A new show, “Bazillion Dollar Club,” takes viewers behind the scenes of six Silicon Valley startups seeking success, either through hardware accelerator Highway1 or accelerator 500 Startups. Premiering Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 10 p.m. on… Read More

Watch: Naval Ravikant & Dave McClure Talk AngelList Funding & More

AngelList co-founder Naval Ravikant and ubiquitous VC Dave McClure (500 Startups) sat down together at the PreMoney gathering in San Francisco, an “invite only” event on the future of venture capital. The pair first chatted about the hot topic of is there, or isn’t there,… Read More

MicroVentures Launches 500 Startups Fund. Offers Investors Access to High Profile Incubator

MicroVentures, an online investment crowdfunding platform, has announced today the creation of a new investment opportunity targeting high profile businesses participating in 500 Startups. The “500 Startups Fund” is now open to accredited investors for as little as $10,000. Typically investors seeking access to invest… Read More

Venovate Said to Have Over $1 Billion in Investment Opportunity on Platform

Venovate, an online platform for alternative investing, has stated the listing of several new private placement opportunities on its platform now represent more than $1B in investment potential from leading issuers across venture capital, private equity, residential and commercial real estate, and direct investments in… Read More

uBiome Raises $4.5 Million Including Andreessen Horowitz

uBiome raised just over $350,000 on Indiegogo back in February 2013.  The small company had set out to sequence the human microbiome.  The campaign organizers described the human environment, “like the rainforest, the healthy human microbiome is a balanced ecosystem. The correct balance of microbes… Read More

Geekatoo Crowdfunds on AngelList: Uber for Tech Support

Tapping into the US consumer and SMB tech support market projected to reach $30 Billion by 2015, the tech support company Geekatoo launched their consumer-focused tech support platform to follow an entire tech support transaction from request, to offer optimization, coordination, and payment.  Poised to raise $1.5 Million on… Read More

500 Startups Partners with Equity Platform SeedInvest For Investor Verification; Public Fundraising for $100M Fund III

500 Startups, an  active venture capital fund and startup accelerator program, has announced that it has filed with the SEC under the new rules allowing for general solicitation, and is now publicly fundraising for its third flagship fund, targeted at $100M. To facilitate this process, 500… Read More

First Incubator in Croatia is Equity Crowdfunding on Seedrs

Croatia based Zip is the very first startup incubator in the country.  Having already assisted “four generations’ of Croatian startups achieve their goals the organization is now seeking additional capital to make small seed investments via equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Zip was co-founded by Mihaovil… Read More

uBiome Crowdfunded Over $350,000 on Indiegogo, Now They are Raising Capital on AngelList

Worlds “first citizen science project to sequence the human micro biome” – uBiome – raised $351,000 on Indiegogo in one of the largest “citizen science” crowdfunding campaigns ever.  The campaign ran from November 16, 2012 to February 18, 2013 – closing almost one year ago…. Read More