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Early-Stage Founders
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We Invest In Early-Stage Founders Worldwide

OUR PORTFOLIO

500 Startups isn’t just a name - the numbers speak for themselves.

2,210+

GLOBAL PORTFOLIO

70+

COUNTRIES

30+

KOREAN PORTFOLIO

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We invest in early-stage startups. But that's not all.

INVESTMENT

We typically invest $100-250K per investment into 15-20 new companies a year in Korea. We typically make our investment decisions within 2 weeks. We invest in founders who would rather fail than aim for something small.
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PROGRAM

2-month in-house portfolio support program that aims for companies to reach their Series A rounds faster by providing opportunities to work face-to-face with 500 network mentors.

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COMMUNITY

Tap into 500 founder network through founder community events and meet-ups. Also, build strong relationships with the most successful entrepreneurs and business operators in Silicon Valley through exclusive chat and social groups and introductions via 500 internal network system.

PERKS

Leverage our exclusive perks from the world’s top partners like AWS to receive free hosting and more to help you save money and increase your run-rate.

OUR TEAM

Jeffrey Lim
Getneral Partner

Samuel Hwang
Getneral Partner

Yolanda Kim
Principal Analyst

Tim Chae
General Partner

Kyungmin Kim
Director of Operation

Joanna Yoon
Marketing Manager