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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.
Paul Bragiel of i/o Ventures Announced as Third #FounderShowcase Judge
We are excited to announce the third judge serving on the 13th Founder Showcase judging panel, Paul Bragiel of i/o Ventures. On Wednesday, March 27th Paul will join Alex Gurevich (Javelin Venture Partners) and Jon Soberg (Blumberg Capital) on stage as we help launch several promising startups to greatness.
Paul Bragiel is the co-founder of multiple successful ventures, including Golden Gate Ventures, an accelerator and seed investment firm that aims to ‘bridge Silicon Valley and Asia”, and i/o Ventures, an early stage startup program in Silicon Valley. Under i/o Ventures, Paul has incubated 11 companies helping 8 access additional investment, and 3 have been acquired. Paul is an investor/advisor to 20+ companies. Prior to i/o Ventures, Paul founded three global companies, Lefora, Meetro, and Paragon Five.
The 13th Founder Showcase is scheduled to take place on March 27th at the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View. In addition to the entertaining pitch competition, guests will hear talks from keynote speakers Chris Dixon (Andreessen Horowitz) and Keith Rabois (Khosla Ventures).
Tickets are still available but will sell out soon, so purchase yours today and in the meantime, to hear more from Paul, follow him on Twitter @bragiel and check him out the video below to catch him on This Week in Startups with Jason Calacanis.
"Accelerators refine entrepreneurs and give their startups a stamp of approval"