HOTB Software Solutions
HOTB is a highly experienced software development company that provides in-kind angel capital to startup entrepreneurs with a viable technology based business. HOTB helps startups bridge the gap between their friends and family round and their venture capital round by subsidizing expensive technology needs. HOTB specializes in building custom software platforms to provide certainty of execution, experience, credibility, security and compliance. Additionally, HOTB Ventures has been formed for instances of passive investment when software development is not needed.

Manatt
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP is known for quality, for extraordinary commitment to clients, for integrated, relationship-based services, and for a range of capabilities typically found only in boutique firms. We are progressive and entrepreneurial compared to other major firms, and we are deeply committed to diversity, to public service, to involvement in the communities we serve and to excellence in all we do.

TriNet
Tech companies partner with TriNet Passport to compete for top talent by using our bundled HR products that cover the core services of payroll, fortune 100 benefits, risk and compliance, a scalable HR team all on a cloud platform. TriNet reduces the time businesses spend managing HR and administrative issues while providing enterprise-grade cloud capabilities. This enables entrepreneurs and management to focus on what’s important from raising funds to driving revenue. Join hundreds of executives in high tech who have experienced the TriNet Passport difference, working for companies in hardware, software, SaaS and telecommunications. Contact choy.chew@trinet.com for more information.

Eureka
The Eureka Building is a 3-acre technology campus in Irvine, California designed to help accelerate innovation. Founded in 2014 by Peter Polydor, our goal is to support local entrepreneurship by giving innovative companies and entrepreneurs in Orange County a home that is centrally located and easy to access. Through partnerships we are more than just a home, but are a support network hosting startup events while fostering mentorship relationships with our partners all within one of the most creative spaces in the region.

CrashLabs
CRASHLABS IS A VIBRANT COWORKING AND EVENTS COMMUNITY THAT ENHANCES WORK/LIFE BALANCE FOR THE NEW ECONOMY OF UNTETHERED WORKERS. CRASHLABS OFFERS CREATIVE AND FLEXIBLE SPACES SUCH AS OPEN DESKS, DEDICATED DESKS, PRIVATE OFFICES, AND EVENTS SPACE THAT SERVE EVERYONE FROM THE INDIVIDUAL TO CORPORATIONS.

Real Office Centers
At ROC you’ll find a cohesive and progressive working environment with professional support for entrepreneurs, innovators, and today’s leaders. Beyond merely providing the physical workspace, we contribute to your capital growth by facilitating innovation, inspiration, and collaboration. With professional support services, educational events, and a stimulating environment, ROC is where you and your company will grow. Our open-source work environment and friendly staff complete with private receptionists keep business running smoothly. ROC handles day-to-day operations and facility management so your company can focus on what it does best.

Founder Institute Fellowships

The Founder Institute offers a number of different Fellowships, providing opportunity for promising founders to launch a company in our startup accelerator program, free of charge.

See the list of Fellowships being offered for the Orange County Spring 2016 Semester below:

 


The DNA Cascais Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the DNA Cascais Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Lisbon Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Lisbon Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of stimulating learning, creativity and innovation: DNA Cascaisa non-profit organization that aims to develop entrepreneurship in Cascais. Through the DNA Cascais Fellowship, everyone from the DNA Cascais community is invited to apply to the Lisbon Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant from the community will receive a Fellowship to participate in the program for free as well.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the DNA Cascais Fellowship for the Lisbon Spring 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by the Early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on the 1st of March, 2016, using this link.


Grant: The recipient will be awarded within 72 hours after the deadline.


Click here to Apply for the DNA Cascais Fellowship.

The Startup Lisboa Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the Startup Lisboa Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Lisbon Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Lisbon Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: Startup Lisboa, Lisbon's leading startup incubator. Through the Startup Lisboa Fellowship, everyone from the Startup Lisboa community is invited to apply to the Lisbon Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant from the community will receive a Fellowship to participate in the program for free as well.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Startup Lisboa Fellowship for the Lisbon Spring 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by the Early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on the 1st of March, 2016, using this link.


Grant: The recipient will be awarded within 72 hours after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the Startup Lisboa Fellowship.


The Instituto Superior Técnico Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the IST Técnico Lisboa Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Lisbon Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Lisbon Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: Instituto Superior Técnico, the largest and most reputed school of Engineering, Science and Technology and Architecture in Portugal. Through the Instituto Superior Técnico Fellowship, everyone from the IST Técnico Lisboa community is invited to apply to the Lisbon Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant from the community will receive a Fellowship to participate in the program for free as well.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Instituto Superior Técnico Fellowship for the Orange County Spring 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by the Early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on the 1st of March, 2016, using this link.


Grant: The recipient will be awarded within 72 hours after the deadline.


Click here to Apply for the Instituto Superior Técnico Fellowship.

The Female Founder Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary female applicant for each chapter, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as a female with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Founder Institute is committed to narrowing the gender gap in high tech startups. When we announced the Female Founder Fellowship program in 2011, only 16% of Founder Institute companies were founded by females. Since then, the results of this program have been astounding, as our overall number of female-founded companies has increased over 70%, to a total of approximately 35%. This is more than twice as high as most other accelerators. Learn more about the Female Founder Fellowship program here


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Female Founder Fellowship for the Orange County Spring 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the Early Application Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2016-02-28. Any female who follows those guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required.


Grant: The recipient of the Female Founder Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline.


Click here to apply for the Female Founder Fellowship.

The Technical Founder Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant for each chapter with a strong technical background, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Technical Founder Fellowship for the Orange County Spring 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the Early Application Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2016-02-28. Anyone who follows those guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required.


Grant: The recipient of the Technical Founder Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline.


Click here to apply for the Technical Founder Fellowship.

Other Fellowships may become available, depending on your location. Check back here for updates. 

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