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.

Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Summer 2010 Boston Semester

What should you outsource, and what do you need to do in-house? What is the core competency of your team, and what should it to be? What vendors do you need? How do you select the best vendors for your business on the best terms? How do you evaluate the economics? What are some horror stories to avoid?

Goal:
Select key vendors.
Date:
2010-08-26, 06:00 PM

Mentors


John Prendergast
Founder, Blueleaf

John Prendergast is the co-founder of Blueleaf.com and President and CEO of Value Media, Inc. He also serves as a board member for oneforty, the Twitter App store. John’s entrepreneurial career began in the early 1990s in an unlikely place, having lunch at a fast foo...

Furqan Nazeeri
Founder/President/CEO, Viridus, inc.

Furqan is the founder, president, and CEO of Viridus, inc., an online community where business professionals share expertise, challenges and knowledge on environmental responsibility and sustainability. Previous positions that Furqan has held include: entrepreneur-in-resi...

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