Aerial photo of Startup Land showing San Jose and the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay at dusk. Also visible are parts of the Pennisula, East Bay and San Bruno Mountain.
An entrepreneur takes notes during a presentation at 500 Startups headquarters in downtown Mountain View, California. Each year over 50 startups graduate from the 500 Startups accelerator program which provides $50,000 in seed funding, office space, and access to a network of 120+ startup mentors. Founded by Silicon Valley veteran Dave McClure, 500 Startups seeks to infuse Startups with its own unique mix of cutting edge education, mentorship and access to capital.