WSGR
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm's broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients.

CodigoDelSur
CodigoDelSur is a designer and developer of digital products. Having worked with Founder Institute startups in the past, they come as a highly recommended Founder Institute referral. They are composed of highly skilled software, web, and mobile app developers, who are excited to incorporate the latest technologies into the applications they develop.

100Vets

 

Through the 100Vets Fellowship, any U.S. veteran or service member who wants to start a technology company can apply to a U.S. Founder Institute chapter for free, and the best overall applicant from each chapter will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's step-by-step startup launch program for free as well.


Veterans and active service members possess the work ethic, high character, and strong leadership skills needed to launch meaningful and enduring technology companies. To inspire and enable the military community to build technology companies, the Founder Institute has partnered with Vet-Tech, the nation's leading startup accelerator for military veterans, to offer the 100Vets Fellowship.

Through this Fellowship, any U.S. veteran or service member who wants to start a technology company can apply to a U.S. Founder Institute chapter for free, and the best overall applicant from will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's step-by-step startup launch program for free as well.

Learn more about the program at http://FI.co/vets.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the 100Vets Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, December 11th, 2016, using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the 100Vets Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the 100Vets Fellowship.


Xero
Xero is everything you need to run your business financials. Work with a beautiful small business accounting software complete with accounting, invoicing, payroll, inventory and more. Xero seamlessly integrates with over 500+ business apps, including CRM, point-of-sale, time tracking, ecommerce, just to name a few. Join the 700,000+ businesses using Xero in more than 180 countries.

Startup Weekend

 

Through the Startup Weekend Fellowship, members of the Startup Weekend Community who want to start a technology company can apply to the Silicon Valley Founder Institute chapter for free, and the best overall applicant will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's step-by-step startup launch program for free as well.



Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Startup Weekend Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, December 11th, 2016, using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the Startup Weekend Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the Startup Weekend Fellowship.


FI Graduate Whale Path joins 500 Startups’ Eighth Accelerator Class

Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-02-05

500 Startups, a seed-stage investment firm and accelerator, has recently announced Whale Path as one of the 28 companies that will participate in their eighth 500 Startups Accelerator class.

The story was covered by TechCrunch in article by Ryan Lawler, titled 500 Startups Adds Two New Venture Partners And Announces Its Eighth Accelerator Class.

The 28 companies, chosen out of thousands that applied, will be the first class to operate out of 500 Startups' new San Francisco office in the city's SOMA district, where they will have access to mentors, events, and programs designed to help them refine their products and grow their businesses.

Whale Path, a research platform where professionals can order business research from qualified and reputable top-tier students, was founded in 2012 by Artem Gassan and Colin Gu, Graduates of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute.

Dedicated to connecting academic and professional communities by addressing the needs of both, Whale Path works with a team of advisors that include representatives from top universities such as Stanford and UC Berkeley, as well as leading companies such as Credit Suisse and Fidelity Investments. With their current model, professionals can acquire customized quality research at a reduced cost while students can earn money, gain work experience, and connect with potential employers.

For more information on Whale Path, visit their official website.

FI Graduate Whale Path joins 500 Startups’ Eighth Accelerator Class

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