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Spiegel Sohmer

Spiegel Sohmer is a firm of attorneys offering state-of-the-art expertise to a diversified business clientele seeking solutions that are innovative, concrete, and pragmatic. Our firm groups some forty five attorneys who concentrate principally within three broad specialties: business law (including Intellectual Property), tax law and litigation.  Spiegel Sohmer has extensive experience representing companies at all stages of their life cycle, from start up through to exit, and also represents a wide array of investors.
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National Bank

National Bank helps home-grown businesses expand by offering them personalized service and banking solutions adapted to their needs. We strive to develop integrated, diversified and innovative business solutions that will meet the needs of your business at every phase of its existence. We offer a full range of financial services to individual clients, SMEs and large companies. Whatever your sector of activity, our team of experts will be able to advise you and assist you with every stage of your business growth. www.bnc.ca

If you are passionate about growing your local economy through entrepreneurship, then apply to be a Founder Institute Local Director today. Local Directors play a central role in their startup ecosystem, share in the value of the companies created, and become part of a global network of over 3500 global entrepreneur leaders.

Based in Silicon Valley, the Founder Institute is the world's largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program. In just 5 years, we have launched 1,249 companies across 85 cities, and these companies have already created over 10,000 jobs and have an estimated value of over $5 billion. Our goal is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and create sustainable startup ecosystems that will create one million new startup jobs.

Globalizing Silicon Valley...

Silicon Valley is not a place, it's a mindset. The Founder Institute emulates this mindset in cities across the globe with three central tenets: Talent, Training, and Teamwork.

1. Talent: The Founder Institute identifies the most talented people, using a revolutionary "Predictive Admissions Test" that identifies entrepreneurial personality traits.

2. Training: Aspiring entrepreneurs that are accepted to the program take part in a step-by-step, structured training program based on Silicon Valley best-practices.

3. Teamwork: All participants in the program share in the equity of the companies formed, which creates a collaborative ecosystem conducive to building great companies.

Our Local Directors...

Our 150+ Local Directors have great passion for startups, and helping local entrepreneurs succeed. Local Directors also tend to have strong connections in the local startup ecosystem, participating in various events and knowing various local startup personalities.

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Our Graduates...

The Institute has helped  1,100+ Graduates turn their dreams into a reality. We help condition and prepare those passionate about building a technology company with our 3.5 month program that includes our company-building curriculum, expert feedback, and peer support.

Graduates

Our Network...

The Founder Institute is in 60 cities, 35 countries and has over 3,000 CEO Mentors. We have helped launch over 1,000 companies and as we continue to grow, we hope to launch 1,000 more in 2014. Be apart of our global network and help startups in your city.

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