Grow your startup and learn from the best. All in one place.

Take your startup to the next level with our 16-week seed program in Mexico city.

Our traction in spanish speaking latam

10,000,000 USD

in over +130 spanish speaking companies.

300,000,000 USD

raised by portfolio companies.


employees at portfolio companies.

Some of our portfolio companies in the region*








Civic Tech



*Companies are a select sampling of LatAm investments across 500 Startups funds. A full list of 500 Startups companies is available upon request.

The Team

The seed program

We invest $60,000 USD in early stage startups

In simple terms we provide:

Batch 11 applications start on August 12nd, 2019.

Investor Education Programs

If you would like to know more about courses on investing strategies, tools, tactics, how Silicon Valley really operates or any of the following:

  • Learning the playbook for angel and venture capital investing
  • Creating connections to other investor classmates
  • Building your deal flow through selection and evaluation

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About Us

500 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 were the most active seed stage venture capital firm in the world in 2015, according to CB Insights in 2016. Since its inception in 2010, 500 has provided hundreds of millions of investment dollars, acceleration programs, and support services to thousands of entrepreneurs in over 60 countries.