Premier Sponsor

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: www.spiegelsohmer.com 

Gold Sponsor

Richter

Richter is, above all, a financial consulting services firm offering strategic support and has been a recognized member of the business community since 1926. Richter entire team consists of more than 450 partners, experts, high-level professionals and administrative employees. Because of this collective expertise, our firm has an unrivalled reputation and has earned the respect of the business community.

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

Silver Sponsors

Futurpreneur Canada

Futurpreneur Canada is the only national, non-profit organization to provide financing, mentoring, and support tools for every business stage to aspiring business owners and startup founders: www.futurpreneur.ca

Kruger

Founded in 1904, Kruger Inc. is a major producer of publication papers, tissue, lumber and other wood products, corrugated cartons from recycled fibres, green and renewable energy and wines and spirits. The Company is also a leader in paper and paperboard recycling in North America. Kruger operates facilities in Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador and the United States. (www.kruger.com

 


 

Community Partners

NACO Canada

The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) accelerates a thriving, early-stage investing ecosystem in Canada by connecting individuals, groups, and other partners that support Angel-stage investing. NACO provides intelligence, tools and resources for its members; facilitates key connections across networks, borders and industries; and helps to inform policy affecting the Angel asset-class.

Anges Quebec

Anges Québec’s mission is to help its angel investors make profitable investments in innovative companies in a wide range of industries and in all regions of Quebec. To this end, Anges Québec identifies the best entrepreneurs and business projects and supports the Anges Québec members who finance them.

RJCCQ

Le RJCCQ soutient un réseau de jeunes chambres de commerce et d’ailes jeunesse à travers le Québec, représentant plus de 8 000 jeunes professionnels, cadres, travailleurs autonomes et entrepreneurs âgés de 18 à 40 ans.

JCCM

La Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal (JCCM) est un regroupement de près de 1 600 jeunes cadres, professionnels, entrepreneurs et travailleurs autonomes âgés de 18 à 40 ans, ce qui en fait un des plus grands réseaux de jeunes gens d’affaires au monde.

Hacking Health

Hacking Health is designed to improve healthcare by inviting technology creators and healthcare professionals to collaborate on realistic, human-centric solutions to front-line problems.

NM

Noticias Montreal is a Spanish-language media based in Montreal and founded by a group of immigrant journalists. Its main goal is to provide the latest news, information and features about Montreal, Quebec, Canada. NM wants to offer a helping hand in the immigration and integration process of the numerous newcomers as well as promoting the Spanish language.

La Gare

La Gare is a collaborative workspace. A place to work, connect and learn in the heart of the Mile End.

 

Get on the Rocket Ship! The Founder Institute is Hiring at our Palo Alto Headquarters

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-05-26

Are you interested in entrepreneurship? The Founder Institute (the world's largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program) is the best place in the world to be immersed in the startup ecosystem and culture.  

The Founder Institute is scaling up, and hiring for multiple roles in our Palo Alto office - including Project Managers, Account Managers, an Office Manager, an Executive Assistant, a Finance & Operations Manager, Operations & Logistics Associates, Marketing Interns, a Director of Sales, and more.

The Founder Institute’s mission is to launch companies that create over ONE MILLION new jobs.

We are using entrepreneurship as a means to change the world, and we can use your help!


 

What is the Founder Institute?

The Founder Institute is the world's largest startup accelerator, having launched over <total_graduates> companies that have created over 10,000 new jobs . . . in just 5.5 years of operation. We are based in Silicon Valley but operate in over 100 cities worldwide, and our efforts have been well documented in the New York TimesBusinessWeekForbesTechCrunch, and many more. We are a small team with a mission to build help build companies that create over 1 million startup jobs, and you can help!

 

What type of people are we looking for?

The best candidates to work at the Founder Institute;

  • Can thrive in a fast-moving, exciting startup environment
  • Have some professional experience (experience in a startup is a plus, but not a requirement)
  • Are entrepreneurial by nature
  • Are passionate about technology
  • Are familiar with the startup ecosystem (for example, Startup Weekend, 500 Startups, Techstars, Y Combinator, TechCrunch, etc)

 

What is it like to work here?

You will have the opportunity to see entrepreneurship, angel investing, and venture capital from every angle. Some benefits include:

  • Meet top founders, CEOs and investors
  • Great opportunity for growth within a small, energetic team of ~15 in our hip indoor/ outdoor retail office in Palo Alto (a short walk from the California Ave. CalTrain station).
  • Participate in planning sessions with visiting politicians
  • Join weekly entrepreneurship training sessions
  • Help organize leading startup events with global participation (ex. Founder Showcase)
  • Watch startups get built from the ground up
  • Partake in occasional card games and social outings
  • Have a friendly, wagging tail to greet you each morning (a Pug named Hercules)

 

 

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