500 Startups is a well-known early-stage seed fund and incubator/accelerator program that focuses on consumer and small- and medium-sized online startups. 500 Startups was founded in April 2010 by Dave McClure with 5 other people and is located in Mountain View, California, United States.
500 startups invests mostly in the internet businesses, rightly so.
The Internet is a great resource for students, and offers a wide
range of helpful websites that can provide you with study aid material to help broaden your learning for a whole range of subjects from chemistry through to foreign languages.
You can also take many courses online these days, which give you the opportunity to work from home at your own pace, and you can keep in touch with your tutor and hand in work via email. This is ideal for those people who already have jobs or family obligations, as it gives you the flexibility to arrange study time around your existing commitments and also allows you to set the course timetable to a pace you feel comfortable with.
There are many courses which are suited to online learning environments, in particular the sciences such as maths, biology chemistry and computer programming. This is because in these subjects you will be typically working from set course content and revision material, of which the theories and practises are basically universal, so you can be learning the same principals of science and maths from your computer desk in one part of the country, with your tutors and course leaders based in a completely different place.
The sciences are also have a more disciplined learning structure, which can be much more beneficial for home learners who need to put in place a clear, easy to follow schedule to enable them to focus on their own personal work discipline.
There is a great range of professionally run online science courses available from Educator, which can offer you the opportunity to learn calculus, biology, computer programming and a whole host of other related science courses from the comfort of your home. Educator.com make sure that some of the very best courses and teachers in the country are available to a much wider audience, and offers both high school and university level learning opportunities.
Educator.com has a unique interactive learning environment and provides lecture videos that you can access and watch online, that are accompanied by detailed notes to make sure you have understood the main points discussed. Students have the opportunity to leave comments underneath the videos if they have any more questions regarding the topics covered in the lectures, which are monitored by course instructors.
Educator also has a useful search engine feature, so if you are looking for a particular explanation or topic, you do not have to watch all of the lectures to find it, you can simply type the subject into the search engine box, and this will then look through all of the detailed syllabus and exactly find you what you need in just a few seconds.
Educator makes it easy to learn chemistry and other science subjects with a host of top lecturers such as University of Cambridge educated Dr. Harold Goldwhite (Ph.D and B.A.), and Dr. Massoud Ghyam (Ed.D) from the University of Southern California, and all the lecturers are supported by an experienced team of educational instructors.
The Educator website is easy to use, and once you have signed up for a course you will receive your own account with a customized user interface, and unlimited access to the lecture videos and accompanying notes, and there is a fully interactive student community so everyone gets to have their say, and students can benefit from the additional support of each other during their courses.