The Capital Network
The Capital Network is Boston’s Fundraising Authority. We bring together the area’s largest active community of investors and startup experts to provide you with the practical, hands-on education and personalized mentoring you need as you navigate the fundraising process. Our programs were created in collaboration with the investors who fund our area’s startups; they regularly participate in our curriculum development and execution, and share what you need to know, before you ask them for capital. We’re a non-profit organization, and our mission is clear: we are here to get your high growth startup smart and fundable.

100Vets
100Vets is a national coalition of entrepreneurship organizations whose mission is to help launch 100 Veteran led startups each year. Built upon a collaboration between the Founder Institute, Tech Shop, Victory Media and Vet-Tech, 100Vets aims to proliferate startup resources such as expert mentors, corporate partners and funding to help veterans achieve entrepreneurial success.

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.


The Institute identifies corporate supporters to reduce both the time and the costs of setting up a high tech business. Local partners are currently being recruited for this semester.

Vision and Values

Summer 2010 Boston Semester

What are you passionate about? What is your vision? How do you translate passion and vision into a business idea? How do you brainstorm ideas? What are tools for evaluating your ideas? What are the makings of a good idea versus a bad idea? Should you pursue multiple ideas at once, and when should you focus on one?

Goal:
Develop your vision and idea.
Date:
2010-07-01, 06:00 PM

Mentors


Fred Joyal
Fred Joyal - CEO & Co-Founder, Futuredontics (Los Angeles FI) , Futuredontics

Fred is CEO and co-Founder of Futuredontics, better known to the public as 1-800-DENTIST. Fred's experience proved to be instrumental in the company's ascent to the top of the dental practice marketing services industry. Fred has written, produced and appeared in more t...

Ory Zik
Founder CEO, kWhal

Ory is the founder and CEO of kWhal Inc. The company is developing a comprehensive energy vocabulary and a global energy map. He also cofounded and serves as the Chairman of Noblegen Inc., a DNA sequencing company. Prior to that he was the founding CEO of HelioFocus, a so...

Pano Anthos
CEO, Hangout.net

Pano Anthos is a 4-time serial entrepreneur and is currently the Founder, President and CEO of Hangout Industries, a next generation social gaming platform that won the Techcrunch 50 finalist in 2008 and the 2008 MITX Digital Media winner for "Best Use of Technology." ...

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