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This Terms of Service (this “Agreement”) sets forth the terms and conditions governing your use of the Site and your access to and use of the information, content and services offered on the Site (collectively with the Site, the “Services”). By accessing or using the Services, you agree to be legally bound by this Agreement, as it may be amended from time to time.
500 Startups Management Company, L.L.C. (together with its affiliates hereby referred to as “500 Startups”) provides investment advisory services only to privately offered 500 Startups funds and does not solicit nor make their services available to the public or other advisory clients.
Note all content provided on this Site is provided for general informational or educational purposes only. 500 Startups makes no representations as to the accuracy or information contained on any page on this Site. Unless otherwise indicated, the numbers represented on this Site provide a snapshot as at a particular time based on internal estimates which have not been independently verified and may change from time to time.
1. USE OF SITE
500 Startups has established the Site to provide information about its operations and investment advisory activities.
As a condition to your use of the Services, you will not, directly or indirectly: (a) use the Services to infringe the intellectual property rights of others; (b) use the Services or make any attempt to penetrate, modify or manipulate the Services to invade the privacy of any other user of the Services; (c) attempt to modify, erase or damage any information contained on the Site or any device connected to the Services; (d) reverse engineer any portion of the Services; (e) restrict or inhibit others from using the Services; (f) engage in conduct or distribute material that is harmful, obscene, otherwise illegal or objectionable, or gives rise to civil liability; (g) spoof or otherwise impersonate any individual or entity; or (h) violate or attempt to violate the security or integrity of the Services.
500 Startups reserves the right to investigate and to involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities, and to pursue a civil lawsuit or criminal prosecution for any alleged or actual harmful or illegal activities involving any of the Services. 500 Startups reserves the right, at any time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services, with or without notice. Further, 500 Startups reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time by posting a notice to the Site. You should visit the Site periodically to review the current terms and conditions.
2. INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, LEGAL DISCLAIMERS
The Site is intended solely to provide information regarding 500 Startups. The information provided on the Site, including information regarding current and historical portfolio investments by funds advised by 500 Startups, is not intended as a recommendation to purchase, sell or hold any security or that you pursue any investment style or strategy. Under no circumstances is any content or information on the Site intended as, nor should you construe it as as legal, tax, accounting, investment or other advice from 500 Startups. The past performance on any investment, investment style or strategy is not a guarantee of future results, and it should not be assumed that results for any portfolio companies listed on this Site will be achieved for other investments.
Where indicated this Site may include content from guest speakers and any views or opinions expressed in such posts are personal and do not represent those of 500 Startups or any of its staff or affiliates unless explicitly stated.
The portfolio companies identified and discussed on this Site may not represent all of the portfolio investments of funds advised by 500 Startups. The companies identified were not selected based on the return on the investment in them by funds advised by 500 Startups. Such companies were selected as representative examples that clarify and typify 500 Startups’ investment strategy and not as an exhaustive list of 500 Startups’ investments. These companies are updated from time to time and the note on the “Portfolio” or other relevant page lists the date of the most recent Site update. Portfolio companies listed on this Site may include a select sampling of investments across funds advised by 500 Startups as at the date iIf you have any questions about this Agreement, the Site or the Services, please contact 500 Startups in the United States at email@example.com
Effective February 6, 2018. 500 Startups may make changes to this Agreement in the future. Last updated July 16, 2019.