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500 Global Launches Sixth Accelerator Program in Georgia, Eurasia

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500 Global, a Global venture capital firm, in partnership with Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA) and Bank of Georgia, announced 500 Global in Eurasia based in Georgia.

Led by Pedro Santos Vieira, Partner at 500 Global in Eurasia, the strategy aims to find, select and accelerate startups with the highest potential across the Eurasia region through the 500 Global Accelerator Program in Georgia. To date, the program has accelerated over 70 startups across five batches.

In this sixth batch, 9 tech startups from 6 countries have been selected to participate in Batch 6 of the program. They will engage in 500 Global’s course focused on customer development, growth marketing, and other business foundations. Within the program, participants will participate in various sessions aimed at boosting key metrics critical for scaling and fundraising. Upon completion, the selected startups will present their companies on a Demo day.

Selected companies include:

  • Clustr, a research-driven investment platform for web3 users.
  • YAYA, which gives users one pass for access to 250+ kids’ centers in Almaty.
  • Optimyzee, which offers effective, accessible advertising solutions to its users.
  • Raised, an AI-powered talent marketplace that connects companies with a new category of freelancers – part-time tech leaders.
  • KatalistAI, Inc., which empowers enterprise communication by turning messages into videos using generative AI.
  • TouchPoints, which boosts DTC sales by turning Instagram reels into shoppable video widgets for Shopify stores.
  • Helio.AI, a provider of intelligent recruiting software that helps companies automate hiring and find the best candidate faster, with a game.
  • Trag, an AI platform which puts software maintenance on autopilot.
  • Hakawaji, a screen-free sensory assistant that helps teachers, therapists and parents to break down communication barriers using music, lights, and storytelling.

VCWire

07/05/2024