500 Startups is a new, edgy, risk taking seed fund which invests in early stage consumer internet companies.
Incubator/seed investment funds are popping up left and right and we’re looking to differentiate ourself through edgier design. Our founder likes to swear. In public. A lot. Think Ari Gold, but for tech companies and without a suit.
We are not — *not* — your typical fund composed of a bunch of stiff white guys sitting around a board table. We’re young. We’re diverse (Women! People of color!). Our investments are blustering balls of sleepless eagerness, And the markets we’re looking to dominate are murky and emergent.
There’s no doubt attendees will be hearing more about 500 Startups at the GROW Conference.
Tickets are still available for Day 2, so if you’d like to hear McClure in three seperate sessions – Startup 2.0: The Lean Investor, The New Business of Angel Investing & Power Point Karaoke, and The Business of Monetizing Fun – register quick.