500 Startups Opens Bootcamp For Israeli Firms
April 4, 2017 | The US venture capital fund and accelerator 500 Startups is launching a short marketing ramp-up bootcamp for startups in Israel. The goal is to train them into the firm’s specialization: marketing and growth. The four-week program in Israel will target pre-seed and seed companies as they get to the stage where they begin marketing their products.
500 startups hopes to attract companies looking to quickly build a large customer base for their products. 500 Startups competes aggressively with firms like Y Combinator to get the best startups into its programs. 500 Startups takes 1 percent of the company for $25,000 earmarked to marketing experiments. The company is launching its first program with nine business-to-business startups which include: Wizer, Distribyte, CybeReady, Ubeya, ONDiGO, Udobu , MuvingApp, GreenQ, and Market Beyond.