100 Vets

 

Through the 100 Vets 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 100 Vets 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 100 Vets Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, June 5th, 2016, using this link.


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


Click here to apply for the 100 Vets Fellowship.



PayPal Startup Blueprint, by PayPal, is a global program that provides innovative startups with tools needed to grow and succeed. 

Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers and other professionals in 20 U.S. offices, as well as Bogotá and Mexico City. Among the nation's largest law firms, Holland & Knight provides representation in business, litigation, real estate and governmental law. Our Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Team advises a broad array of emerging companies on a local, national and global scale through each stage of their life cycles.  Our clients are engaged in a variety of technology-related industries.

Naming and Positioning

Chicago Autumn 2014 Semester

How do you develop a good name for your business? How do you position the business with a name? What characteristics make a good name? How do you test different name candidates? What infrastructure do you need when you pick your name? Are there tips to finding a good domain name? What social media platforms should you look to get your name on? How do you develop a logo? Does a name really matter?

Goal:
Name your business.
Date:
2014-11-04, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Louis Morales
Co-Founder, Lumia

Louis Morales is co-founder of Lumia Marketing. Lumia is a digital marketing agency specializing in providing businesses with the tools and techniques that drive traffic and conversions. Prior Start-ups: Optyn, a marketing automation platform for small businesses; Dealste...

William Furlong
President, WKJF Digital

Bill is a Serial Entrepreneur and most recently the SVP of Business Development, and part of founding team of Bizo, a Business Audience Data Management Platform firm, which was acquired by LinkedIn in 2014. Currently Bill serves in a variety of advisor, investor and consu...

Lauren Katzberg
Co-Founder & CEO, Stylisted

Lauren Katzberg is the co-founder & CEO of Stylisted. Prior to starting her own business, Lauren was a management consultant working on large-scale organization transformations. Lauren graduated magna cum laude from Cornell and holds an MBA from The University of Chicago ...

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