Shulman Rogers
Shulman Rogers, a full service law firm with nearly 100 attorneys, provides corporate services including business planning, mergers and acquisitions, securities, employment, intellectual property, immigration, government contracting, tax, telecommunications, cybersecurity, corporate governance, as well as other areas. In addition, the firm has vast experience in real estate transactions, both commercial and residential closings, leasing, landlord-tenant, commercial development, acquisition, sales and related matters. Our litigators offer extensive experience in complex litigation, and all methods of dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration. Personal legal services include trust and estate planning, family law, real estate settlements, medical malpractice and personal injury.

Startup Our Vets

 

Through the Startup Our Veterans 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 Washington DC 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 "Startup Our Veterans" 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 FI.co/vets.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Startup Our Veterans Fellowship for the Washington DC Spring 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Saturday, April 30, 2016, using this link.


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


Click here to apply for the Startup Our Veterans Fellowship.


Planning Solutions Group
Planning Solutions Group is a financial planning firm that specializes in developing innovative concepts for wealth creation and preservation. PSG is comprised of 3 partners with over 60 years of combined industry experience, a team of associate planners, and a dedicated support staff which includes two an attorney who provides advanced estate and tax planning solutions, and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) for the development of creative investment strategies.

CONNECTPreneur

 

The CONNECTPreneur Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the  CONNECTPreneur Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Washington DC Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Washington DC Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: CONNECTPreneur, a quarterly forum of 350+ top IT entrepreneurs and investors in greater Washington DC region. Through the CONNECTPreneur Fellowship, everyone from the CONNECTPreneur community is invited to apply to the Washington DC Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant from the community will receive a Fellowship to participate in the program for free as well ($1,650 value).


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the CONNECTPreneur Fellowship for the Washington DC Spring 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by April 3, 2016, using this link.


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


Click here to apply for the CONNECTPreneur Fellowship.


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

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-03-08

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

This week's top articles include a break down on the differences for women starting a technology company; a list of social media tools for entrepreneurs; and a Mentor Minute with Evernote CEO Phil Libin.

Check out our must-read articles for the week of March 2nd.

How Being a Female Tech Founder is Different

Rebekah Campbell describes from her personal experiences, being a woman in this endeavor can be very different and more challenging. Fortunately, as she says, "there are advantages in being a female technology entrepreneur" that make success very attainable.

Stop Waiting for Your Stroke of Genius

In this episode of the Mentor Minute, Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote dispels the myth of how startups come up with original ideas and describes a better way to do it instead. As Phil says, "A lot of people think that the way startups are started is that someone has a stroke of lightning and then they go do it. The reality is that this almost never happens."

How Clever Companies Are Using Circular Thinking To Get Ahead

Over at Fast Company Exist, Peter Lacy and Jakob Rutgvist describe five distinct business models that are enabling companies to use zero-waste principle while still maintaining good profits.

14 Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Social Media

Stephanie Castillo of Entrepreneur Magazine has compiled a very helpful list of 14 tools that every entrepreneur can use to manage their social media networks. They include Google Analytics, Hootsuite, Buffer, and more.

Five Serious Financial Mistakes Bootstrappers Can Avoid

On the SKMurphy blog, Theresa Shafer breaks down some of the most serious, yet basic financial mistakes that can be easily avoided by entrepreneurs. The mistakes include using credit cards, not informing your spouse, and hiring employees too quickly.

 

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