We aim to seed Korea’s top startups and help them scale globally

We aim to seed Korea’s top startups and help them scale globally

Most active early stage investor in the world

500 Startups is the most active global venture capital firm of 2019. We’re on a mission to uplift people and economies around the world through entrepreneurship.

#1 Most Active VC Globally in Exits
#1 Most Active Global Investor by VC Deal Count

Source: PitchBook

*As of October 2020

2400+ Startups Invested
75+ Countries
40+ Companies in our Korea Portfolio*

What We Do

Portfolio

We create diversified tech portfolios.

500 Startups has been investing in Korean founders since 2015. Take a look at some of the companies in the 500 Korea family.

Funds

We aim to back Korea’s most talented entrepreneurs.

Great ideas exist everywhere, but they need capital. Networks are also critical components in setting up founders for success. We provide early-stage investment through our Korea fund and global fund for startups in South Korea.

ACCELERATORS

We bring startups to the next level

We provide in-house accelerator programs for in-house portfolio companies by 500 Startups' mentors.

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News & Updates

We've collected insights and stories from some of our top performing startups, partners, and mentors in the 500 ecosystem. Whether you are a founder looking to learn the latest in growth hacking or a fellow investor looking to find what is the latest in early-stage investing, you'll find the best insights on our platform.

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