500 Startups to expand global footprint with $15 mln Nordics fund


500 Startups is raising a $15 million Nordics fund, according to a filing with the SEC.

The fund will be run by Sean Percival, a partner at the firm and a former online marketing vice president at Myspace. The filing does not list a first close.

The firm posted about the fund and why it’s exploring the Nordic region on its blog.

500 Startups is raising funds in Mexico, Japan, Korea and elsewhere this year.