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, August 28, 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.


 Procopio’s Emerging Growth and Technology practice group assists start-ups and emerging growth companies in various fields, including information technology, telecommunications, life sciences and cleantech, with all aspects of their formation, development and funding, from the initial idea through liquidity. Our team-oriented approach offers clients access to attorneys who are familiar with and understand their products, technology and business models.

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San Diego Venture Group is a non-profit business association with a mission to support and promote the venture capital and start-up company eco-system in the San Diego region. Our 800 members include venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, experienced executives, and professionals who support them.

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Hera Hub is a spa-inspired, coworking space for female entrepreneurs in San Diego. This as-needed, flexible work and meeting space provides a productive work environment for women. Affordable monthly membership options are perfect for freelancers, independent consultants, entrepreneurs, nonprofits and authors.

Hera Hub members have access to professional office space to meet with clients and are able to connect and collaborate with like-minded businesswomen, giving them the support they need to thrive. It is the perfect place for collaboration, community, credibility and visibility.

Naming and Positioning

San Diego / Orange County Autumn 2013 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:
2013-11-21, 06:00 PM

Mentors


Patrick Dillon
Co-Founder & President, Deal Current Network, Inc.

Patrick Dillon is Co-Founder and President of Deal Current. Patrick brings over fifteen years of technology, sales, sales management and community development to the Deal Current Network. As President of The Deal Current Network Dillon oversees sales and marketing, and wo...

Joe Bezdek
Co-founder, DivX, Inc.

Joe is the owner of Bez Brand, a brand strategy firm that provides brand and creative direction to companies and teams starting new things. Prior to starting Bez Brand, he was the co-founder of DivX, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIVX), where he filled a variety of roles in product manag...

Fabian Geyrhalter
Founder and Principal, Finien

Fabian Geyrhalter is the Founder and Principal of FINIEN, a consultancy specialized in turning ventures into brands. Fabian has been published internationally by the likes of The Washington Post, Graphis and The Huffington Post. He has written about branding for public...

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