500 Startups is at the forefront of training the next generation of badass investors from around the world. We see it as part of our grand vision of creating vibrant startup ecosystems wherever there is talent, i.e. everywhere.
In our investor education programs, up-and-coming investors learn the 500 playbook from our partners, get to screen live startup pitches, debate deals with their peers, and practice deal-negotiation in hands-on workshops.
All of our VC training programs emphasize real-world experiences and decision making, and help current and future investors fine-tune and apply their investment strategies.
Check out our current offering below!
Learn more about our investor training programs
A 1-week Bootcamp on How to Run your Accelerator
Coming in 2019
Coming in 2019
500 Startups and UC Berkeley, in collaboration with
Startup@BerkeleyLaw and Berkeley Innovators, present
DEAL CAMP AT BERKELEY
Feb 11 - 14, 2019
500 STARTUPS & PILOT44 LABS PRESENT
CORPORATE STARTUP INNOVATION UNLOCKED
Leverage The Startup Ecosystem To Drive Superior
Innovation Outcomes For Your Organization
A 4-day intensive course. July 11-14, 2016 - San Francisco, CA
in collaboration with the
Stanford Center for Professional Development
Secrets of Silicon Valley Investing
August 19 - 30, 2019
Venture Capital Unlocked:
Silicon Valley Secrets for Investing in Asia
INSEAD Asia campus
About 500 Startups
500 Startups is a seed-stage investment firm dedicated to creating investor and entrepreneur ecosystems in the highest potential geographies around the world. With over 1,600 investments in more than 50 countries, 500 Startups is currently the most active seed investor in Silicon Valley, and the world.