Berlin-based Versus IO has closed its first round of $2.8 million. The comparison engine represents McClure's first investment in a German startup.
Twilio Fund Europe 2013 will invest in early-stage European startups that make creative use of Twilio's API.
Of the 29 companies presenting, a few stick out as the most interesting and innovative. Here are the highlights.
The final 14 startups to present at 500 Startups Demo Day took us on a journey through a massive icon database, tea plantations, and construction sites.
Here is a look at the first round of startups to present at 500 Startups Demo Day in Mountain View.
The 30+ companies from the fifth batch of 500 Startups incubator program prepare to pitch their startups to a room packed room.
Editor's Pick At Startup Grind in Mountain View, Dave McClure drops pearls of wisdom (and profanity) about what it takes to build a successful startup.
VC funding was down 15 percent in 2012, while crowdfunding grew 91 percent, as a new infographic from Startups.co shows
Editor's Pick After selling his company to LinkedIn and quitting two years later, one startup entreprenuer is going to map the startup world, finding the best places to start a company.
AngelList is hot, which I guess is appropriate for a heavenly investment vehicle.
Dave McClure makes his first ever investment in a German startup as he continues to spread 500 startups presence around the world.
First India, now Mexico. McClure is taking over the world one $5 million, Delaware-based fund at a time.
Silicon Valley hotdog Dave McClure and his incubator, 500 Startups, are looking to the Indian subcontinent for a new wave of entrepreneurship.
Editor's Pick You've got five minutes -- the most important five minutes of your life. Everything comes down to this.
If you could bottle the essential startup advice of some of the best founders and VCs in the world, what would it look like? Pretty much like this.
Once a remote hinterland in terms of foreign investment, Russia is now emerging as a hot destination for investors looking for a slice of the action on the digital frontier. The recent Landing Page conference was a perfect example of the New Russian Scene. Just ask 500 Startups founder Dave McClure...
Last month super-angel Dave McClure told me that one of his hottest areas of investment was education. McClure and 500 Startups are mostly investing in informal education, but all of education is ripe for disruption, as Codeacademy, Khan Academy, and MIT OpenCourseware are teaching us.
Notable startup incubator 500 Startups is launching its first application process today through AngelList.
Editor's Pick Debate raged at TechCrunch Disrupt over whether technology startups can unseat the powers-that-be.
Dave McClure is one of the most prominent angel investors in Silicon Valley -- and possibly the world. His accelerator, 500 Startups, will fund its 500th company sometime this year. And no, in answer to "all the stupid questions," 500 Startups will not shut its doors after reaching that number.
He may also take the prize for most F-bombs per sentence of any investor.