F50 is a venture capital syndication platform dedicated to finding and funding the next generation of startups. F50 works in collaboration with an Investor Network of top venture capitalists, angels and strategic corporate investors from Silicon Valley and around the world. F50 has built a Founder Network that provides unmatched outreach into the innovation ecosystem. F50 helps the most promising startups that have graduated from the seed stage raise growth capital of $500,000 to $5 million or more. F50 does not charge founders who are accepted into the network.

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Season 7: Funding Brilliant Startups

F50 finds extraordinary founders and helps their startups with professional and strategic investors ready to make a significant impact on their growing companies. Founders can connect with investors who are the best match for their [...]

University of San Francisco: Chinese Venture Investing in the U.S.

F50 is excited to partner with the University of San Francisco (USF) and co-host a Forum on Chinese Venture Investing in the U.S. on February 20. This event will bring together industry leaders, technology investors, [...]

Founder World

  Let's Think Big Again. F50 and Google Developers teamed up with the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem to create Founder World: San Francisco’s largest, free public event that invited founders from around the world [...]

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F50 Partners with Bad Ass Advisors

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Bad Ass Advisors which offers F50’s Founder [...]

Interest Rates, Unicorns And What The Fed Means To Silicon Valley

Most citizens of Silicon Valley see the drama around the Fed’s activities as only marginally [...]

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