April 7th, 2011
Want to see what a startup incubator demo day is like? 500 Startups gives you a seat at the show
For all the incubators and accelerators popping up, one of the most interesting has to be Dave McClure‘s 500 Startups. Part startup accelerator, part seed fund. The vision for 500 Startups is change the way that startups and investors collaborate and interact—to the benefit of both groups.
And now, you can get a little glimpse into what one of those 500 Startups demo days is like.
What is 500 Startups exactly?
500 Startups provides early-stage companies with funding ranging from $10K to $250K via seed investments, our startup accelerator program, and new micro-fund models like the Twilio Fund. With over 120 experienced startup mentors around the world, creative 10,000 sq ft working space in the heart of Silicon Valley, and a vibrant community of startup founders, we help our companies succeed in ways other venture firms do not.
Actually, let’s just let Dave tell it.
And from 10 AM to 5 PM today, you get to get a firsthand look at some of their companies and their process. You see, 500 Startups will be livestreaming their demo day in the little magic box below.
For more information, visit 500 Startups or follow @500startups on Twitter.
(Image courtesy Jared Goralnick. Used under Creative Commons.)