500 Startups announces spring accelerator application opening

Dave McClure’s 500 Startups accelerator program will begin accepting applications for the spring class on Thursday, for the first time opening the entire application process to applicants via AngelList. The application process will stay open until March 1.

500 Startups debuts fifth batch of accelerator companies

500 Startups releases Wednesday the 32 companies making up its fifth accelerator batch. Selected in October, the group will debut at a demo day in February. Notably, the 32 startups have a large number of international and female founders in the mix.