ABOUT GLOBAL LAUNCH
Global Launch is a 500 Startups program that connects startups in various regions around the world to Silicon Valley through education and immersion, paving the way for them to scale in the US market. We also partner with international entities to build technology hubs around the world, bringing talent to their region.*
ABOUT 500 STARTUPS
500 Startups is a venture capital firm on a mission to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving global ecosystems. It is one of the most active venture capital firms in the world.
Since its inception in Silicon Valley, 500 Startups has invested in over 2,300 companies via its 5 global funds and 15 thematic funds dedicated to either specific geographic markets or verticals. Its 100+ team members are located in 20 countries around the world in order to support the 500 Startups global portfolio of investments which spans more than 75 countries.
Notable investments in the 500 portfolio include Credit Karma, Twilio, Canva, Grab, Bukalapak, The RealReal, Talkdesk, Knotel, Udemy, and Ipsy.
Beyond providing seed capital, 500 supports startups via their Seed Accelerator Programs which emphasize digital marketing, customer acquisition, lean startup practices, and fundraising for pre-Seed companies. 500 Startups further contributes to the development of innovation ecosystems by supporting startups and investors through educational programs, events, conferences, and partnerships with corporations and governments around the world.
*This program is operated by 500 Startups Incubator, L.L.C., ("500 Startups"). Nothing in the content delivered through this Global Launch program shall constitute or is intended to constitute investment advice by 500 Startups as defined in the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Any bespoke engagement services involving the provision of investment advice will not be with 500 Startups and will be contracted through an affiliate which is appropriately qualified, and shall also be subject to the end-client satisfying certain regulatory conditions.
GLOBAL LAUNCH IS SUPPORTED BY:
Enterprise Singapore is the government agency championing enterprise development. The agency works with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalize.
It also supports the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups, and builds trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards. Visit for more information.
Enterprise Singapore is partnering with 500 Startups for the Global Launch program in San Francisco and Singapore, which is supported as a Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) Acceleration Program.