500 Startups


500 Startup invests $125k in exchange for 5%. They charge a $25k fee for participation in the Accelerator Program.

Type of engagement:
Main sponsors:
Rackspace, Sendgrid, Softlayer, Wework, Talkdesk
Incentive for startups
All the startups that Apply through MEDICI will receive: • FREE upgrade to MEDICI startup plan ( $900 value) • 1 FREE press release per month on letstalkpayments.com • Premium exposure to 75+ FinTech specific Investors and 150+ Financial institutions globally
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  • We're making ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance policies) top of mind going forward in our investments: https://t.co/VS9kntHEUI
  • Inter-American Development Bank Lab announces approval for investment in 500 Luchadores III. Congrats to @500LatAm! https://t.co/h7FAwZ3miu
  • RT @OnlineGeniuses: We're excited to announce our next AMA! Aaron Blumenthal who's the director of global accelerator programs at @500Start…
  • Hear from 500 Durians Venture Partner, Vishal Harnal on how COVID-19 will change the funding landscape in Southeast… https://t.co/Kem8OX0HCo
  • How did Seoul become a global startup hub? Check out how Seoul’s startup and tech ecosystem became world-class thro… https://t.co/HZNwq7lgmg
  • Given recent events, are you as a founder hoping to create policies around social issues like diversity and inclusi… https://t.co/tXEVfXEz3Q
  • Our global flagship fund ESG investment process comes in three parts: screening, investment, and monitoring & repor… https://t.co/Xh2hfY2OUb
  • "Now is the time to get teams focused on sales and marketing. It’s a unique and rare time to outflank larger, slowe… https://t.co/IjYzHivgWb
  • 500 Startups is partnering with World Economic Forum Uplink Innovators to identify the first cohort of 15 entrepren… https://t.co/A7mskmDDQP
  • "I was told I wasn’t 'aggressive' enough, & that venture capital had very few women. For better or for worse, I did… https://t.co/bvuEus9HRT