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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  • RT @design4innov8: A few yrs ago @pocketysun & I started our journey @Stanford @500Startups to becoming #VCs in the next gen of diverse fou…
  • This May, catch @marvinliao and Pedro Vieira @Pioneers19. Founders can apply by March 15th for a chance to attend,… https://t.co/t89XWlmufs
  • Proud of our Batch 22 company @nextplayinc that helps the next generation of female leaders by providing mentorship… https://t.co/lILTwRqocy
  • RT @anapauglez: Softbank makes first investment in Colombia in Digital Hotel Chain ⁦@AyendaRooms⁩ - via ⁦@LatamList⁩ Congrats ⁦@500LatAm⁩…
  • From 0 to 1 – exclusive interview with 500's @anapauglez on Funding and Success. #500Strong #500StrongWomen… https://t.co/F6eCkGMWP3
  • @Preteckt (Batch 22) is one of the startups working on improving New York's public transit system! #500Strong💪 https://t.co/pkMV0XFQrZ
  • The Geneva #WealthTech Forum will bring together asset managers, investors, and entrepreneurs to support innovation… https://t.co/EhTtEgxxAT
  • See what you missed at last week's Unity + Inclusion Miami: https://t.co/dRpiX1pI9M
  • Thank you to everyone who joined us at Unity+Inclusion Summit in Miami last week! Couldn't make it? Take a look a… https://t.co/1F2RLaIxFs
  • We're looking for top early-stage investors to join the 6th cohort of #VCUnlocked @StanfordCPD (August 19-30). Lear… https://t.co/tdGcbInzoY