100Vets

 

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.

Team and Advisors

Chicago Autumn 2014 Semester

How do you find the right team to launch your company? How do you identify the right set of advisors? How do you manage your advisors? What are responsibilities and compensation for advisors? How do you identify the right roles to help you launch a product or offering? Do you expect the roles to change over time? How can recruit people to fill roles when you have limited resources? What metrics do you track when recruiting? Do you need a cofounder? What are some common pitfalls with cofounder? Is a team necessary to launch a company?

Goal:
Recruit your first team members.
Date:
2014-12-02, 06:30 PM

Mentors


John R Dallas Jr
Founder and Chief Alignment Officer, Hillview Partners Network LLC

John Dallas is Founder and Chief Alignment Officer of Hillview Partners Network LLC, a team of independent consultants, coaches and speakers; credentialed individuals preeminent in fields related to strategic alignment of people, money, technology, and other resources. Hi...

Ronald Franczyk
CTO & Founder, Red Foundry

I've been involved in technology startups for over 15 years in different leadership roles. I started my career at Click Commerce in Chicago, helping grow the company from 4 employees to 400 and eventually taking the company public at the height of the tech bubble. Aft...

Jessica Zweig
Co-Founder | President, CheekyChicago.com | SimplyBe Agency

Jessica Zweig is the co-founder of the company CheekyChicago.com, Chicago’s leading online magazine for women in Chicago since 2008. Over the past six years, Jessica has built a following of thousands of millennial women to help attract some of the nation’s largest and mo...

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