McCarter and English
McCarter & English, LLP is a firm of approximately 400 lawyers with offices in Boston, Hartford, Stamford, New York, Newark, East Brunswick, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Washington, DC. In continuous business for more than 170 years, we are among the oldest and largest law firms in America.

Ambition Today
Ambition Today is a show about entrepreneurs, creators, investors, and builders who ambitiously changed the world. Each episode explores the hardships and heroism of everyday life to reveal the key moments which leave behind a lasting legacy. Creating value in the world is hard, but you are not alone. No matter where you are in the world Ambition Today, hosted by Kevin Siskar, is here to keep you company you as you create your own incredible story.

Vet-Tech
Vet-Tech is America's Veteran-led Startup Accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley. With over 100 military veteran startups in our community, Vet-Tech's top 20 portfolio companies have raised over $10 Million in funding and have been accepted into world class programs like Tech Stars and Founder Institute.

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.

Vision and Values

Fall 2010 New York 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:
2010-09-14, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Nick Baily
Founder, CEO / Principal, Reelgrid Media, Complex Ventures

Founder & Principal of Complex Ventures, LLC, a hub for startups in digital media located in NYC's Village Voice building, currently leading REELGRID, a just hatched new startup that aims to create a new model to mechanize the system for making intriguing, beautiful vide...

Gary Whitehill
Founder, Numerous

Versatile and proven leader with expertise in strategy, planning, implementation, sales and marketing across verticals with national recognition in small to upper mid-market segments who focuses on opportunities in start-up or turn-around business with special emphasis on...

Carter Cleveland
CEO, Art.sy

Carter Cleveland, CEO of Art.sy. NYC Curator of TheStartupDigest.com. Co-founder/creator of the Faster Filter, a DRTV hard product, sold to Telebrands Co in 2009. Computer Science BSE from Princeton, varsity squash team, diSiac Dance Company. Burkill mathematics p...

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