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 @ProductHuntLIVE: Join @Christine_Tsai Founding Partner @500Startups for a LIVE Chat on May 25. Ask Christine anything → https://t.co/MP…
  • RT @shearshare: Great job, @500Startups family, for putting together such an incredible #500BAM event, sharing #bestpractices with #acceler…
  • “This Is How I Raised $6M In Series A Funding For Our Hong Kong Based Startup”via @Forbes https://t.co/KlIvHPw2V5 https://t.co/TgWW8qjaM0
  • "7 Design Hacks to Improve Your Startup Logo Designs" by 500 Startups Creative Dir @YiyingLu https://t.co/ENbCkFXnve #startups #logo #design
  • Fireside chat with founders at #500BAM “We picked 500’s seed program b/c we knew it was that rocketship we needed f… https://t.co/FVzoYg6A7D
  • RT @ruima: 7 protips from @YiyingLu on how to improve your startup logo designs. So helpful! https://t.co/RSJmdGbBOB via @500Startups
  • Raising Capital While Female: Women Investors Offer Advice: https://t.co/X7rldA8aBi #FemaleFounders https://t.co/svKKfXr9pE
  • RT @500Canada: TUESDAY TIP: A/B testing decoded with Ron Schneidermann from @AllTrails. @500Startups https://t.co/ukLSFHLKww
  • @GV1180 @davemcclure We have @lornyelle & @malaparte from 500 in LA and they just hosted an event on April 5 with dave!
  • @StartUpPivot_Ng After visiting in March, we don't have any other events planned for Lagos yet.