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About F50

F50 is a private founder and investor network that connects Pre-Series A startups with professional and strategic capital to help founders grow their businesses and set them up for future rounds. F50 does not charge any transaction fees for founders or investors who are accepted into the network.

F50 Upcoming Highlights

F50 Season 5

F50 is hosting its biggest season ever to help 100 startups raise $100M USD. Sectors include: Consumer Mobile, Enterprise, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Gaming and Smart Hardware. Founders may be referred by a startup hunter or nominated by an investor from the F50 Investor Network. Didn’t get the memo? Complete the brief draft application to be considered for F50 and the Global Innovation Awards.

Season 5 Yacht Party!

EXTENDED Deadline: May 31

Season 5 Targeted Verticals

Gaming
Consumer Mobile
Enterprise
Smart Hardware
Health Tech

Google I/O Pitch Night

Google is a huge supporter of the startup ecosystem and will host a pitch night with F50 the night before Google IO to highlight cool and innovative companies using Google technologies in front of a panel of celebrity judges and an audience of top founders, investors and technologists.

Global Innovation Awards

F50 is co-hosting the Global Innovation Awards with ShengJing Group which includes $1.5M USD in cash awards and $15M USD in investment for finalists.

Key Influencers @ F50 Events

Dave is a partner on the investing team at Google Ventures. Dave joins Google Ventures from the executive leadership team of Kiva Systems where he helped grow the eCommerce-enabling robotics company to ultimately sell to Amazon for $775 million.

Dave Munichiello

Partner at Google Ventures

Ben Ling is an investment partner at Khosla Ventures. Previously, he served in senior operating roles at Google, YouTube and Facebook. Ben is an active angel investor with early stakes in Zenefits, Udemy, Remind, Square, Palantir, Quora and PracticeFusion.

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Ling

Partner at Khosla Ventures

Founder of the largest social network in Russia that still beats FB in Eastern Europe; Founder of Telegram messenger that hit over 62 million active users just in 20 months.

Pavel
Durov

Founder of Telegram & VKontakte

Aaref works with mobile, SaaS, and infrastructure companies, and presently serves on the boards of Clari, Duck Duck Moose, MobileIron, Skyhigh Networks, and ThousandEyes. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital in 2012, he was the CEO of Clearwell.

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Hilaly

Partner at Sequoia

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Startup Hunter Club

Know someone building the next big thing? Join our startup hunter community.

F50 is 100% Compatible with Incubators & Accelerators

F50 Ecosystem Partnership

F50 proudly supports and collaborates with the startup ecosystem, connecting with networks and groups that work with startups including but not limited to: incubators, accelerators and startup communities. F50 helps alumni and graduates of these programs to access more capital and support their growth.

F50 Premier Partners

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