Focus Area: Media

August 9, 2022

Rev1 Ventures

At Rev1, 38 percent of the startups we’ve funded this year are founded or led by a woman, minority or veteran.

January 25, 2022

Vertical 404

We invest in early-stage Black, Latinx and women founders who are rethinking and advancing the future of work, health, finance and media.

September 2, 2021

500 Startups Global Flagship Fund

Based out of San Francisco, our global flagship funds include a series of five funds that invest across regions and industries. Created in 2010, the first flagship fund was our first fund ever that helped us start the SF-based accelerator program that we are still known for to this day.


HearstLab’s mission is to close the gap in VC funding for women by helping founders build healthy, sustainable and highly scalable businesses.

Founders Factory NY Studio Program

We provide our studio founders with $200k in capital, 9 months of bespoke support, and access to potential scale opportunities through our strategic corporate investors.

Founders Factory NY Seed Program

We invest $100k and provide 6 months of bespoke operational support. We structure the deal as a SAFE and take 4%-7% equity, depending on the startup’s current valuation.

Muse Capital

LA-based seed stage fund backing the next generation of disruptors with strategic capital and partnerships.