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As 500 Startups Eyes Aggressive Expansion In 2016, Diversity Tops The Agenda

The accelerator 500 Startups is eyeing an aggressive global expansion plan in 2016, with 10 new micro-funds planned worldwide, and as the investment firm plots its next course founder and managing director Dave McClure says that diversity in the fund and its portfolio are the top priorities. 882 more words


In The Middle East, Increasing Startup Opportunities Bring Hope

Finally, entrepreneurs in the Middle East have reason to feel good.

For years, men and women who launched startups in Amman, Beirut, Cairo, and Dubai struggled, because these places lacked the support networks and the ecosystem to help guide and scale up their ventures, much less turn the region into a viable destination for venture capital money. 946 more words


Bazillion Dollar Club Is Looking For New Home After SyFy Cancellation

There is hope for those saddened to hear Dave McClure’s new reality show Bazillion Dollar Club was yanked just one week after airing its first episode on… 435 more words


Dave McClure Says "Bazillion Dollar Club" Is Not Just Another Contrived Reality Show

Dave McClure is back on your TV this fall in yet another reality show focused on startups in Silicon Valley. Enter the ‘Bazillion Dollar Club… 644 more words


500 Startups Targets $200 Million For Fourth Fund, Plans Growth Fund Next

Just days after the third fund of 500 Startups was officially closed with $85 million, the five-year-old Mountain View-based firm has kicked things into high(er) gear, officially setting out to raise its fourth fund with a target of $200 million. 584 more words


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