Tue.Dec 10, 2019

500’s Past & Present: Betting on International Startups

500

In 2010, 500 Startups started as a new kind of venture capital firm in Silicon Valley with a contrarian belief that talent can come from anywhere in the world. Back then, very few venture capital firms in the valley were focused on much outside of our collection of cities within the San Francisco Bay area. ”If If you look at our early team, our DNA has always been very global with experience growing up abroad or working internationally.

CS Education Week

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

This week is CS Education Week. There are CS Education week events all around the world, mostly in schools where students will do an hour of coding. In NYC, where I do most of my CS Education work, there are CS Education week events in many/most of the public school buildings this week.

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Teaching Green: Integrating Sustainability Principles into I&E Curriculum

Venture Well

Jeremy Faludi's Tools for Design and Sustainability includes a guide to teaching green principles in innovation and entrepreneurship courses. The post Teaching Green: Integrating Sustainability Principles into I&E Curriculum appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators Faculty sustainable design teaching resources

Announcing Startup School Winter 2020

Y Combinator

We’re excited to announce the next iteration of Startup School. The 8-week course will launch on January 20, 2020, and you can sign up to participate here ! We were floored by the quality (and quantity) of founders who participated in Startup School 2019. Our deepest thanks go to the founders who worked with us to make the program great.

[Edgybees in PR Newswire] Edgybees Wins Multiple AFWERX Contracts to Enhance US Air Force Situational Awareness

OurCrowd

[Signals Analytics in PR Newswire] Signals Analytics Joins Nielsen Connect Partner Network

OurCrowd

[CropX in PR Newswire] CropX Teams With FarmAgro to Offer Latin American Farmers Accurate Predictive Power Based on Soil Analytics

OurCrowd

CropX, a leading agricultural analytics company, and FarmAgro, a leader in the commercialization of agroforestry equipment in Costa Rica, today announced their partnership. Read more here.

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