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. We are one of the most active seed stage venture capital firms in the world.
Since our inception in Silicon Valley, 500 Startups has invested in over 2,200 companies via our 4 global funds and 15 microfunds dedicated to either specific geographic markets or verticals. Our 100+ team members are located in multiple locations worldwide, with 500 Startups’ global portfolio of investments spanning over 74 countries.
Canada remains a top region for 500 Startups, and over the past decade we have invested in 100+ companies across the country. The following represents the portfolio of 500 Startups Canada, a fund launched in early 2017.