500 Startups Flagship San Francisco Accelerator Seed Programme
500 Startups is giving you the chance to take your startup to the next level with their flagship seed programme 4-month seed programme in San Francisco, California. They also now accept applications on a rolling basis, rather than by a fixed deadline.
$150,000 investment in return for 6% of your company. (They will also charge $37,500 for participation in the seed program. The fees can be deducted from the gross investment, after which you would thus receive $112,500).
Community and Advice: The opportunity to work with other people going through the same challenges, which makes a huge difference.
Curriculum: Learn from a wide variety of experts focused on topics such as marketing, culture, startup accounting, product design, sales and finance.
Hands-on Support: Get help with your business and product strategy, growth metrics and investor pitches.
Network: This consists of over 1000 company founders and 200 mentors who come from diverse backgrounds, areas of expertise, and locations.
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).