EAGLE, CO – August 8, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – REVER is proud to join one of Silicon Valley’s most active technology investors—500 Startups. As part of Batch 22, REVER will be joining 500 Startups mentors and other portfolio companies in its San Francisco accelerator program through late October.
“We are honored to be part of the #500Family!,” said REVER Co-Founder Justin Bradshaw. “The motorcycle industry is ripe for fresh, big thinking. Getting support from some of the brightest minds in technology, growth, and venture capital is a big deal for us.”
“Our goal at REVER is to grow the motorcycling community and enhance riding activities through technology,” adds Mark Roebke, Co-Founder of REVER. “With 500 Startups, we look forward to incorporating proven techniques and a professional approach to growing REVER and ultimately delivering better experiences to motorcyclists worldwide.”
Along with access to their network of 1,000-plus founders, 200-plus mentors and staff, 500 Startups will provide an investment in REVER. The support from 500 Startups comes in many forms—educational sales and marketing training, hands-on support, introductions to potential customers, and connections with industry mentors.
About 500 Startups
500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley with over $250M in assets under management. We have invested in a wide variety of technology startups all over the world, currently over 1,500 companies since our inception in 2010 including: Credit Karma, Grab, Twilio, Udemy, Ipsy, TalkDesk, Intercom, MakerBot (acq’d by SSYS), Wildfire (acq’d by GOOG), and Viki (acq’d by Rakuten). Our team of ~125 people manage seed investments in 20 countries and speak over 25 languages. We run Accelerator programs emphasizing internet marketing and customer acquisition, design and user experience, and lean startup practices and metrics. Our Distro team and programs deliver growth marketing and investment for seed-stage companies. Our investment team and mentor network has operational experience at companies such as PayPal, Google, Facebook, YouTube, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Twitter and Apple.
The REVER app, available for free on iOS and Android, works in conjunction with the REVER website to help riders discover the world’s best roads, create custom routes, track epic rides, compete for bragging rights, and share their riding experiences across social platforms. Since the app launched, REVER users have tracked millions of miles on motorcycle rides in over 125 countries around the world. For more information, visit REVER.co or download the REVER mobile applications.
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