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.


In Case You Missed It: This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-02-22

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.

This week's top articles include a Mentor Minute with Founder Institute CEO Adeo Ressi; an infographic on creating a business plan; and advice on how great entrepreneurs should manage setbacks.

Check out our must-read articles for the week of February 16th.

The Science Behind Why Small Teams Work More Productively

Over at the Buffer blog, Janet Choi writes about the science of small teams, referring specifically to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his "2 Pizza Rule". The rule is that if a team cannot be fed by two pizzas, then it should be considered too big.

Your Job is to Kill Your Stupid Idea

In this episode of the Mentor Minute, Adeo Ressi (CEO of the Founder Institute) explains the necessity of being open and honest with your startup ideas.

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

Entrepreneur Magazine shares an infographic created by Washington State University that breaks down the major questions hopeful CEOs and entrepreneurs need to ask themselves.

Great Entrepreneurs Know How To Manage Setbacks

Martin Zwilling, CEO and Founder of Startup Professionals Inc., blogs about the strategies that entrepreneurs can use to manage various problems and unfortunate outcomes. He explains that in addition to using the right interpersonal skills, it also includes tangible and clear methods.

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs
Camille Ricketts, editor of First Round Review, recaps some of the best insights given by high-profile CEOs throughout the past year.

 

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