Next Jump
Imagine earning employee perks that help make you physically healthier and mentally happier. More excited about where you work and more invested in your job. That give you not just free stuff, but personal freedom. Perks that bring you great discounts plus more of what really counts: ways for you and your family to live, work and play better--and with greater purpose. Welcome to Perks At Work. Perks that matter.

Sheppard Mullin
We are a firm that truly puts clients first. And this sets us apart. We don’t just give lip service to client service. Every attorney and staff member has a plaque in his/her work space listing our client service expectations. We regularly give “Clients First” awards to attorneys and staff members who “go the extra mile” for our clients. Client service is part of our culture and permeates everything we do.

Ambition Today
Ambition Today is a podcast show discussing with ambitious entrepreneurs the key moments that help you achieve success, grow your startup, try to change the world, and go after your dreams, today. Don't miss the incredible stories and lessons being told by startup founders, angel investors, and venture capitalist.



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

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.

Pillsbury is excited to sponsor and host the Founder Institute NYC. Participating Founders receive the highest quality, startup-optimized basic legal services for a fixed fee (full details upon admission) from Pillsbury's top-performing startup corporate legal team. 


On the 1st Tuesday each month at 7PM, 6 people get 5 minutes each to demo something cool to New York's tech community (geeks, investors, entrepreneurs, hackers, etc) at the New York Tech Meetup. NY FI Top Founders get a chance to give a demo at the NYTM. 



The Hatchery is a venture collaboration forum, building a community of entrepreneurs, emerging companies, and investors, via its events, advisory services, and incubator. To performing FI NYC graduates will get a chance to pitch at a future Hatchery event. 


There is more to Hoboken than Carlo's bakery and more to the Jerz than The Situation. The Hoboken Tech Meetup showcases innovative startups and smart accomplished speakers. Top Founders from NYC FI will get an opportunity to present at the Hoboken Tech Meetup. 


Ultra Light Startups™ brings together New York’s most innovative technology entrepreneurs, investors and professional service providers in a dynamic monthly event and accompanying online communities. Events feature pitching, networking and interactive, moderated panel discussions with leading industry experts. FI NYC Top Grads will get an opportunity to pitch at a ULS event.

Startup Legal and Keynotes

Fall 2010 New York Semester

This session includes keynotes from some of NYCs most interesting entrepreneurs on an array of topics as well as legal/incorporation. Why incorporate? What are the basic legal concepts that you need to know to run a successful company? What are the key legal terms that you need to care about in contracts, with your team, and with your Board? What are common legal mistakes in startups? What are the key legal documents that a startup needs to operate? When do you need to use a lawyer, and when can you handle things on your own? How do you manage a law firm efficiently to get the best work?

Build a legal strategy and incorporate.
2010-10-20, 06:30 PM


Charlie O'donnell
EIR, First Round

Charlie is an EIR at First Round Capital, working on very early stage investments in the New York City area. He founded New York’s largest independent innovation community group, nextNY, and was voted one of the 100 Most Influential People in New York Technology the last...

Josh Weinstein
CEO & Founder,

Josh Weinstein is the founder of and CollegeOnly was the evolution of two previous ventures: GoodCrush and RandomDorm. He also co-founded CollegeGovs - a listserv for student body presidents. Josh likes people, technology, and leveraging the lat...

Brooke Allen
Head, Quantitative Trading Group, Maple Securities

Brooke Allen has founded six companies: 1-Education Technology, 3-Consulting, 1-Money Management, 1-Hedge Fund, and he currently runs $450 million with an unbroken track record since Feb 27, 1995. He has a passion for markets, particularly inefficient ones, since they...

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