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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