At today’s demo day for the 13th batch of the 500 Startups accelerator program, 28 companies stepped up to show off their four months of hard work to VCs, angels, and discerning journalism folk. This batch, located in Mountain View (500 Startups also offers accelerator programs in San Francisco and Mexico City), was a diverse bunch. According to a company blog post, 46 percent of companies have at least one woman on the founding team, and 61 percent of companies have at least one foreign‐born founder. Companies ranged across different industries — security to retail, enterprise to consumer — but there were…

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