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Startup Growth Blog: AARRR Funnel for Startups

Successful startup founders start by understanding their customer journey through which a visitor becomes a paying customer. They can do this by using the AARRR Funnel developed by Dave McClure, investor and founding partner of 500 Startups. In this article by StartitUp, we will examine how the AARRR funnel is applied for businesses and highlight two key metrics that early-stage startups should...

Nhu Tran: Quality Education Delivered To Every Home

“Education is the only way for us to get out of hardship,” Nhu’s father explained repeatedly when dropping her off at school every morning. He did so rain or shine despite having to run all over th...

Tuan Trinh: Zen and the Art of E-Commerce Recommendation

Plummeting three stories and suffering serious injuries to one’s leg, arm, and back could never be considered a positive event, but some people are able to bounce back from such an experience and e...

Mike Villar wants to put romance back into advertising

A battle-hardened marketing veteran, Villar wants you to practice constraint. “Relationships escalate one step at a time. Selling without a story is like asking someone to marry you on a first date...

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May 23, 2020

Startup Growth Blog: AARRR Funnel for Startups

Successful startup founders start by understanding their customer journey through which a visitor becomes a paying customer. They can do this by using the AARRR Funnel developed by Dave McClure, investor and founding partner of 500 Startups. In th...
March 08, 2020
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Nhu Tran: Quality Education Delivered To Every Home

“Education is the only way for us to get out of hardship,” Nhu’s father explained repeatedly when dropping her off at school every morning. He did so rain or shine despite having to run all over the city to sell construction equipment. A desire to...
October 25, 2019
October 25, 2019

Tuan Trinh: Zen and the Art of E-Commerce Recommendation

Plummeting three stories and suffering serious injuries to one’s leg, arm, and back could never be considered a positive event, but some people are able to bounce back from such an experience and emerge a better person. That’s what happened for Tu...
July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019

Mike Villar wants to put romance back into advertising

A battle-hardened marketing veteran, Villar wants you to practice constraint. “Relationships escalate one step at a time. Selling without a story is like asking someone to marry you on a first date,” he told the dozen startup employees going throu...
March 06, 2019
March 06, 2019

5 things you’ll learn in the 500 Startups’ accelerator program

Written by Poornima Vijayashanker As a founder you might be thinking, “Is a startup accelerator program worth my time? What could I possibly learn from a startup accelerator program that I couldn’t just learn on my own?” I’d say if you have a netw...
February 20, 2019
February 20, 2019

You have been accepted into 500 Startups. Now what?

Author – Eugene Vyborov, CTO, YayPay (A 500 Startups Batch 20 Company) Among the 180+ independent accelerators around the world, American programs hold sway and considerable appeal. Getting into a US-based accelerator is a dream for many startups,...
February 08, 2019
February 08, 2019

This pitch deck will rock your 500 Startups application

We’ve talked about how to make your application to 500’s accelerator stand out, and one of the key points we mentioned was ensuring you have a solid pitch deck. But what does a good pitch deck look like? We’ve looked at thousands throughout the ye...
January 18, 2019
January 18, 2019

Turing helps unlock Vietnam’s tech talent to the rest of the world

“Vietnam is a hub of business process outsourcing along with IT outsourcing. It’s an excellent complement for multinational corporations managing big datasets and looking for data cleansing ahead of software development.” - Forbes Vietnam has eme...
December 19, 2018
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Saola Accelerator: supporting the next “Asian unicorns”

Application is now open!  bit.ly/500saola One month after announcing its oversubscribed final close, 500 Startups Vietnam today announced that it will bring 500 Startups’ Silicon Valley accelerator curriculum to Vietnam in 2019 in partnership with...
November 06, 2017
November 06, 2017

16 Startup Metrics

by Jeff Jordan, Anu Hariharan, Frank Chen, and Preethi Kasireddy. We have the privilege of meeting with thousands of entrepreneurs every year, and in the course of those discussions are presented with all kinds of numbers, measures, and metrics th...
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