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Maneesh a fan favorite mentor at 500 and creator of one of our favorite apps. He spends late nights in Palo Alto wearing shades, diagraming functions on whiteboards, and making large bets with twenty-somethings that he almost always loses.Tags: 500 Tags: 500, Founders Tags: 500, Founders, Investors Tags: 500, Founders, Investors, Serious
Laura doubles as the co-founder of Gizmo.com and cover-girl on Malibu magazine. In other words, she's smart AND sexy enough to sport our shades.Tags: 500 Tags: 500, Founders Tags: 500, Founders, Sexy
Dave is the bossman of 500 Startups and one of the most famous super angels in the world, so much so that he made cursing at people cool again. We try not to let out that he's also quietly smart, thoughtful, with a ton of humility.Tags: 500 Tags: 500, Cool Tags: 500, Cool, Investors
Zvi is the CEO of Contactually and runs Proudly Made in DC alongside Spinnakr's Michael Mayernick. There are few things more cuddly than a combination of Zvi and his dog Astro.Tags: 500 Tags: 500, DCTech Tags: 500, DCTech, Founders
Dick is the tech brains and founder behind the greatest iPhone app in the universe, Tiny Post, and the new father of the little munchkin sporting our swag.Tags: 500 Tags: 500, Cool Tags: 500, Cool, Founders
Christine is the motherly figure at 500 Startups - in fact, she gave birth right around the time we started their incubator. She's incredibly smart and gives the best advice of anybody at 500.Tags: 500 Tags: 500, Investors Tags: 500, Investors, Sexy
These guys run PostRocket, a Facebook post optimization company. They're truly space-age whiz kids when it comes to hacking social networks, and considering how nerdy they are, they're also extraordinarily cool dudes and great friends.Tags: 500 Tags: 500, Founders Tags: 500, Founders, Crazy