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500 Startups Doubles Down on Durians: New $50M Fund II for Southeast Asia

Currently, 1/4 of our Southeast Asia portfolio companies have raised > $2 Billion US dollars for further growth, and none of them have shut down. Our thesis being that some of these companies will grow to be Southeast Asia’s next generation of startup success stories. The return of the King (of fruits) Our second fund, 500 Durians II, builds on this momentum. We target to raise a $50M fund to invest $50K to $150K in ~200 more seed stage companies.
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