WSGR
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm's broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients.

Ravix
Ravix Group provides seasoned consulting expertise to outsource the finance, accounting and human resources functions for early-stage and middle market companies.

100Vets

 

Through the 100Vets Fellowship, any U.S. veteran or service member who wants to start a technology company can apply to a U.S. Founder Institute chapter for free, and the best overall applicant from each chapter will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's step-by-step startup launch program for free as well.


Veterans and active service members possess the work ethic, high character, and strong leadership skills needed to launch meaningful and enduring technology companies. To inspire and enable the military community to build technology companies, the Founder Institute has partnered with Vet-Tech, the nation's leading startup accelerator for military veterans, to offer the 100Vets Fellowship.

Through this Fellowship, any U.S. veteran or service member who wants to start a technology company can apply to a U.S. Founder Institute chapter for free, and the best overall applicant from will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's step-by-step startup launch program for free as well.

Learn more about the program at http://FI.co/vets.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the 100Vets Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, June 19th, 2016, using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the 100Vets Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the 100Vets Fellowship.


Belgian Agreements

 

The Founder Agreement v2

The following document is the Founder Agreement. The Founder Agreement provides various protections and benefits, including participation in shared equity upside from their peers, called a "Bonus Pool." Founders must sign Page 9 to enroll in the program. If a Founder has an existing company when entering the program, the Founder must also sign on Page 10 when enrolling, or, when a Founder creates a company in the program, the Founder must sign and upload Page 10.

Learn about joining the Bonus Pool.

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The Form of the Warrant

The following document is the Warrant in companies formed Founders during the Semester. The majority of the Warrant value held by the Institute is for the benefit of Semester participants. The Warrant also provides Founders with protections against undesired terminations.  Only NV/SA companies are able to issue Warrants, so BVBA/SPRL Founders will sign an MOU to agree to sign this Form of Warrant once the company converts to an NV/SA.

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The Form of Board Consent

The following document has the Board of Directors authorize the company to issue the Warrant required by the Founder Agreement.  Only NV/SA companies have a Board of Directors, so BVBA/SPRL Founders will sign an MOU to agree to sign this Form of Board Consent once the company converts to an NV/SA.

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The Form of EGSM (Exhibit C)

The following document is Exhibit C to the Founder Agreement.  Only NV/SA companies can issue Warrants, so only NV/SAs would hold an EGSM to vote to issue Warrants.  BVBA/SPRL Founders will sign an MOU to agree to sign this Form of EGSM once the company converts to an NV/SA.

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Corporate Conversion Agreement for BVBA/SPRL Companies (Exhibit D)

Since BVBA/SPRL companies do not have the ability to issue Warrants, the Founder of a BVBA/SPRL will sign this Conversion Agreement pledging that once the company converts to an NV/SA, it will issue the Warrants as per the Founder Agreement. This document does not apply to NV/SA companies.

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