500 Startups makes ~$4M in annual revenue from three sources, and (hopefully) in the future will also make money based on carry (aka profit) from our fund investments. About 1/3 of the money comes from management fees from our two main funds, and the other 2/3 comes from program fees from our accelerator program, from events & conferences we run, and related sponsorships from corporate partners.
In addition to Accel's continued investments in early-stage startups from the Accel early stage fund, the firm announced a $480 million growth fund in December 2008, focused on growth equity opportunities in information technology, the internet, digital media, mobile, networking, software, and services.
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From when we joined Seedcamp in early 2014, we were inducted into a community of dynamic investors, supportive mentors and impressive peer entrepreneurs. The journey of early stage startups is unique and Seedcamp is unmatched in Europe in their ability to equip early stage founders with the tools to succeed.
Techstars is an American seed accelerator, founded in Boulder, Colorado in 2006 by David Cohen, Brad Feld, David Brown, and Jared Polis. Techstars has both industry agnostic "city" programs, and "vertical" programs typically operated in partnership with large corporations.
Startups are designed to scale/grow rapidly. Startups are disruptive, either via technology or business model. Startups are information era companies and they are creating the new best practices in business. /r/startups. We share interesting discussions and stories about our startup journeys, both the failures, the successes, and the embarrassments.
Slideshow of founders and startups at Y Combinator. Y Combinator created a new model for funding early stage startups. Twice a year we invest a small amount of money in a large number of startups. The startups move to Silicon Valley for 3 months, during which we work intensively with them to get the company into the best possible shape and refine their pitch to investors. Each cycle culminates in Demo Day, when the startups present their companies to a carefully selected, invite-only audience.