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.


Pillsbury

Pillsbury is excited to sponsor and host the San Diego Founder Institute. 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. 

Naming and Branding

Spring 2011 San Diego / Orange County Semester

What is a brand? Is it you? Is it your vision? How do you determine what you stand for, and then how do you come up with a good company name? What are the characteristics of a good company name? What do you need to do to protect your name?

Goal:
Name and brand your business.
Date:
2011-04-07, 06:00 PM

Mentors


Scott Tilton
Co Founder & CEO, Hookit.com

Scott is the Co Founder and CEO of Hookit.com. A born entrepreneur and athlete, Scott invested everything as a child and teen into his first passion…racing motocross. Shortly after college in 2001, his former life as an athlete interconnected with a natural business sense...

Charlie Jackson
Founder, Silicon Beach Software

Charlie Jackson is an entrepreneur, currently in startup mode with his third software company, Silicon Beach Software. Charlie began his entrepreneurial career in the 1980's, and in the mid 1990's co-foundedFutureWave Software, creators of Adobe Flash. He earned the title...

Reid Carr
CEO & Founder, Red Door Interactive

Reid Carr is the Founder & CEO of Red Door Interactive, an Internet Presence Management firm that helps companies succeed online. In 2002, Reid founded Red Door Interactive, a three-time Inc 5000 company and one of the 100 Fastest Growing Companies in San Diego for the la...

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