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Silicon Valley Spring 2013
Applications: Mar 17, '13
Sessions: Apr 01, '13 - Jul 09, '13
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 50 cities worldwide.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the investment banks and venture capital firms that finance them. Over the past four decades, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has established its reputation by having an unmatched knowledge of its clients' industries and deep and long-standing contacts throughout the technology sector. The firm's legal expertise serves clients at all stages of growth, from venture-backed start-up companies to multibillion-dollar global enterprises. The firm's clients include some of the most recognized names in the technology, retail, life sciences, venture capital, and finance sectors. The firm has offices in Austin, Palo Alto, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, and Washington, D.C.
First Republic Bank and its subsidiaries provide private banking, private business banking and the full range of wealth management services with an emphasis on exceptional relationship-based service and a solid commitment to responsiveness and action.
Ravix Group - Ravix Group Inc.provides seasoned consulting expertise to outsource the finance, human resources, and facilities functions of early-stage and middle market companies so that management can focus on their priorities to increase the value of their company.
Purplepatch Services is a strategy consulting firm offering technology firms Marketing Communications and User Experience Design solutions.
10 Startup Secrets, by @JaySamit
To mark the graduation of our most recent class of Los Angeles founders, Jay Samit addressed the class with a speech outlining his 10 best Startup Secrets. In the talk, Samit reveals priceless advice for anyone around the globe thinking of launching a business or looking to pivot their company.
Jay Samit is one of the world's most successful digital media innovators. Throughout his career he has pioneered advancements in music and video distribution, social media and ecommerce. Currently the president of ooVoo, Samit has also worked with major media companies like Sony, Capitol Records, Universal Studios, and Jasmine Multimedia Publishing, which he founded in the early 1980s. He has been called the “guru for the entire industry” by Variety and the “guy with the coolest job in the industry”, according to Wired.
Jay’s list is an invaluable resource for entrepreneurs of all kinds; the video below is a must watch for anyone interested in business, marketing, and starting up.
If you are interested in working with mentors like Jay, apply to the Los Angeles and San Diego chapters, which are both accepting applications for the Spring Semester. Those who apply by Sunday, March 10th are elligible for Founder Institute Fellowships and will have application fees waived.