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Talking diversity, going global at the TC Meetup + Pitch-off in Seoul

You might have already read about our forthcoming TC Meetup + Pitch-off in Seoul next week. But what you might not know is that we’re integrating more content into the program so you can hear from some of the most intelligent minds in the industry. As per usual, we’ll be holding the TC Pitch-off, where 10 companies will have exactly 60 seconds to pitch their …

500 Startups brings growth hacking program to Berlin

500 Startups has quietly brought its growth marketing program to Berlin in Germany. Dubbed “Distro Dojo“, the 3 month program targets post-Seed startups in need of marketing expertise as they gear up for a Series A. It sees the Silicon Valley-based investor work with the companies accepted onto the program to build and test appropriate growth “hacks”, put better metrics and analytics in place, and …

Our favorite companies from 500 Startups’ 17th batch

500 Startups’ 17th round of its incubator is wrapping up, and a total of 42 companies presented at its demo day in Mountain View on Tuesday. It was quite an impressive batch. Companies that came on stage touted their growth and that they were already generating revenue from their operations. It kind of goes to show how the way startups are valued, and what the startups …