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Invest in the change you want to see

This is Kelly Hoey’s motto, but it’s so good, I’ve borrowed it.

At Angel Academe, we’re investing in the change we want to see – literally. 235 more words


Here's The Latest Batch Of 500 Startups Companies

500 Startups has unveiled its 14th batch of companies going through its accelerator.

While Y Combinator is starting to roll out its own class in an upcoming Demo Day, a new one from 500 Startups is emerging — and increasingly, so is the race to be the earliest to invest in companies.  589 more words


Don't Write Business Plans (Article)

Article: “Don’t Write Business Plans: Advice for Startups from One of Silicon Valley’s Top Seed Investors”

This is an article interview with Dave McClure, a Silicon Valley based VC from 500 Startups. 227 more words


Tech Growth In Asia Is Arriving On The Back Of The Mobile Communications Industry

Years from now, tech billionaires may want to thank the credit collapse that led to the Asian financial crisis. Many people here in Asia believe that the economic disaster that befell them actually pushed the current wave of entrepreneurs on to this track of newfound wealth. 1,167 more words


Bill Gross: The single biggest reason why startups succeed - [TED Talks]

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Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others — and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed.

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500 Startups Accelerator Announces Its Thirteenth Batch Of Companies

With their twelfth batch of companies set to demo to investors and the press next week, 500 Startups is announcing the thirteenth batch of companies to go through its accelerator. 499 more words


500 Startups Aims To Be The Largest VC Shop In The World

Dave McClure, the founding partner of 500 Startups, wants his investment shop to be the biggest venture capital shop in the world and is confused that the firm is now larger than 500 startups. 791 more words