500 Startups Confirms $44 Million Second Fund, Plans To Invest In 200 Startups Over The Next Year

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We hosted Dave McClure (left) the 500 startups founder in Sydney at Australian Technology Park Innovation Centre incubator (ATPi) along with BlackBird Ventures late last year and he was about to cross the 480 investments mark, progress since then has been remarkable.

Thanks to Rick Baker (centre left) from BBV and Hamish Hawthorn (centre right) from ATPi and thats me on right (Pete Cooper). ┬áDave is certainly a controversial guy who went out of his way to ‘stir’ the audience but I suspect there was no one in the room that didn’t feel a little inspired and more informed by the end of his fireside chat. We need more like 500 Startups. ┬áRead on…


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