Here’s the 22nd batch of 500 Startups companies


500 Startups is ramping up its next batch of companies in its early-stage startup program, which this time consists of 36 startups.

The firm’s pitch to companies entering the accelerator has generally been that it can better help support growth and marketing efforts. So a lot of the companies you’ll find in this batch are ones that align neatly with those needs, from financial tech to digital health. They’re the kinds of businesses that may look better at scale, but need help getting off the ground.

This one might be an awkward one, though. Frontman Dave McClure, known to show up to demo days with costumes and generally running around, resigned from the firm after admitting to “multiple” advances toward women and being a “creep.” This time around, McClure will likely…

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