WSGR
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm's broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients.

CodigoDelSur
CodigoDelSur is a designer and developer of digital products. Having worked with Founder Institute startups in the past, they come as a highly recommended Founder Institute referral. They are composed of highly skilled software, web, and mobile app developers, who are excited to incorporate the latest technologies into the applications they develop.

Xero
Xero is everything you need to run your business financials. Work with a beautiful small business accounting software complete with accounting, invoicing, payroll, inventory and more. Xero seamlessly integrates with over 500+ business apps, including CRM, point-of-sale, time tracking, ecommerce, just to name a few. Join the 700,000+ businesses using Xero in more than 180 countries.

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.

Startup Weekend

 

Through the Startup Weekend Fellowship, members of the Startup Weekend Community who want to start a technology company can apply to the Silicon Valley Founder Institute chapter for free, and the best overall applicant will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's step-by-step startup launch program for free as well.



Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Startup Weekend Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, December 11th, 2016, using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the Startup Weekend Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the Startup Weekend Fellowship.


The Founder Institute hosts hundreds of free startup events across the globe to help aspiring founders improve their ideas and entrepreneurial skills, all in a low-pressure environment.

Don't see an event in your city below?  Then sign up for our Local Updates List.

Date Time City Event
2017-02-23 6:00 PM Chicago
US
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-02-23 6:00 PM Stockholm
Sweden
Business and Pitch Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs featuring top mentors from Readly, Glue, Klarna and Telia
2017-02-23 6:30 PM Zurich
Switzerland
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-02-23 6:30 PM Manila
Philippines
How to Start a Startup in Manila
2017-02-23 6:30 PM Boston
US
Founder Institute Online Graduate Panel
2017-02-23 6:30 PM New York
US
Founder Institute Online Graduate Panel
2017-02-23 6:30 PM Washington DC
US
Founder Institute Online Graduate Panel
2017-02-23 6:30 PM South Florida
US
Founder Institute Online Graduate Panel
2017-02-23 6:30 PM Cincinnati
US
Founder Institute Online Graduate Panel
2017-02-24 6:30 PM Hong Kong
Hong Kong
How to Start a Startup in Asia - with Alex Chen (Co-founder and CEO, EZTABLE)
2017-02-25 10:00 AM New Delhi
India
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-02-27 4:00 PM Accra
Ghana
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2017-02-27 6:00 PM Toronto
Canada
Leading Through Innovation: Attitude for Success!
2017-02-27 6:30 PM Paris
France
Graduate Startup Panel & Networking Event
2017-02-27 6:30 PM Greenville
US
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2017-02-27 6:30 PM Washington DC
US
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-02-27 8:30 PM Zurich
Switzerland
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2017-02-28 6:30 PM Chennai
India
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2017-02-28 6:30 PM San Francisco
US
Startup Funding with Adeo Ressi: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-02-28 6:30 PM Chisinau
Moldova
Ukrainian Startup Night in Moldova
2017-02-28 6:30 PM Madrid
Spain
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea (Postponed)
2017-03-01 6:30 PM Belgrade
Serbia
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2017-03-01 6:30 PM Boston
US
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-03-01 7:00 PM Sofia
Bulgaria
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-03-02 10:00 AM New Delhi
India
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-03-02 6:30 PM Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Making the Leap to Entrepreneur - with Simon Loong (Founder, WeLend) and Danny Yeung (Founder Groupon HK and SXE Venture)
2017-03-06 6:30 PM Washington DC
US
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2017-03-06 6:30 PM New York
US
Founder Institute Graduate Showcase & Networking Event
2017-03-06 6:30 PM Paris
France
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2017-03-06 6:30 PM Ottawa
Canada
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-03-06 6:30 PM Toronto
Canada
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-03-06 6:30 PM Dublin
Ireland
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2017-03-07 6:00 PM Chicago
US
Frontier Founders Forum: Solving the Biggest Problems of Humanity
2017-03-07 6:30 PM Curitiba
Brazil
Visioneering
2017-03-07 6:30 PM Penang
Malaysia
Startup Ideation Bootcamp
2017-03-07 6:30 PM Marseille
France
Startup Ideation Bootcamp
2017-03-08 6:00 PM Stockholm
Sweden
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2017-03-08 6:30 PM Denver
US
Entrepreneurs and Mental Health
2017-03-08 6:30 PM Cincinnati
US
How to Start a Startup in Cincinnati
2017-03-08 7:00 PM Nicosia
Cyprus
Get a taste of the real thing
2017-03-09 5:30 PM Phoenix
US
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-03-09 6:30 PM South Florida
US
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2017-03-09 6:30 PM Tokyo
Japan
Graduate Startup Panel & Networking Event
2017-03-09 6:30 PM Manila
Philippines
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2017-03-09 7:30 PM Florianopolis
Brazil
Founder Institute Online Graduate Panel
2017-03-09 7:30 PM Belo Horizonte
Brazil
Founder Institute Online Graduate Panel
2017-03-09 7:30 PM Campinas
Brazil
Founder Institute Online Graduate Panel
2017-03-09 7:30 PM Curitiba
Brazil
Brasil Founder Institute Online Mentor & Graduate Panel
2017-03-13 6:30 PM Paris
France
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-03-13 6:30 PM Chisinau
Moldova
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-03-13 6:30 PM Greenville
US
How to Start a Startup in Greenville
2017-03-15 6:30 PM Cincinnati
US
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-03-15 6:30 PM Curitiba
Brazil
FI Startup Funding: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-03-15 7:00 PM Sofia
Bulgaria
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2017-03-16 6:00 PM Chicago
US
Chicago Founder Night Out - Entrepreneur Networking, Drinks, & Fun!
2017-03-16 6:30 PM Campinas
Brazil
Startup Ideation Bootcamp
2017-03-16 6:30 PM Belo Horizonte
Brazil
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-03-16 6:30 PM Manila
Philippines
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-03-16 6:30 PM Accra
Ghana
Startup Founder 101
2017-03-20 6:30 PM Paris
France
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2017-03-20 6:30 PM Greenville
US
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-03-21 6:30 PM Curitiba
Brazil
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-03-21 6:30 PM Dublin
Ireland
What is Entrepreneur DNA, and How Can You Cultivate it in Dublin?
2017-03-22 6:30 PM Cincinnati
US
Graduate Startup Panel & Networking Event
2017-03-22 6:30 PM Tokyo
Japan
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-03-22 7:00 PM Nicosia
Cyprus
How to startup in Cyprus and expand in the big markets
2017-03-23 5:30 PM Phoenix
US
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2017-03-23 6:00 PM Chicago
US
Graduate & Mentor Startup Panel & Networking Event

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