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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.
Realty Mogul Sweeps HATCH Pitch Competition at #SXSW
Realty Mogul, a graduate of the Los Angeles Founder Institute, has been snagging the attention of media and real estate investors since their graduation in the Spring of 2012. Now on the verge of completing the Microsoft Biz Spark Azure program in Seattle, Founder and CEO Jilliene Helman has not only been busy entertaining journalists, but she’s winning major pitch competitions too.
Just this past weekend, the West Coast based startup (which has offices in both Seattle and Los Angeles), took first place at the HATCH pitch competition at the South by Southwest conference in Austin. A relatively new event sponsored by the Houston Technology Center, HATCH drew in hundreds of applicants from around the world, ultimately selecting 12 finalists to pitch on stage. Realty Mogul, which describes themselves as “crowdfunding for real estate” earned their number one spot with an enthusiastic and memorable pitch which judges later described as ‘histrionic’.
Each judge virtually had $1 million to invest across the 12 finalist. In the end, the startup with the most capital ‘raised’ was deemed the winner. Molecule Software, a Houston based company that simplifies trading of stocks for small energy companies landed second, with Austin startup, Taskbox trailing in third. Click here to read Susan Lahey's coverage of the winners on Silicon Hills.
Following their win was a Tech Cocktail article from Stephanie Nguyen, which you can read by clicking here.