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.


Begin Your Entrepreneurial Journey at a Free Startup Event

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2016-11-21

The Founder Institute hosts thousands of free startup events across the globe each year, in over 155 cities across six continents. These events are designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs improve their ideas and entrepreneurial skills, all in a low-pressure environment.

At Founder Institute events, you can meet and learn from successful entrepreneurs, get feedback on your ideas, come up with new ideas, recruit potential co-founders, and more. They are the perfect starting point for beginning your entrepreneurship journey.

We have several events coming up in the next few weeks, which are listed below.  Don't see an event in your city? Then sign up for our Local Updates List, because chances are we will be in your city soon!

Here are our upcoming events:

Date Time City Event
2016-11-19 2:30 PM Athens
Greece
SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST
2016-11-19 4:00 PM Kolkata
India
Startup Legal 101: Key Legal Concepts for Starting a Company
2016-11-20 6:30 PM Shenyang
China
Startup Founder 101: _________
2016-11-22 6:00 PM Helsinki
Finland
How do I make my business an international success?
2016-11-22 6:00 PM Stockholm
Sweden
Startup Ideation Bootcamp
2016-11-22 6:30 PM Phoenix
US
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2016-11-22 6:30 PM Silicon Valley
US
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2016-11-22 6:30 PM Guangzhou
China
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2016-11-22 7:00 PM Nicosia
Cyprus
Founder Institute Information Session
2016-11-22 7:00 PM Madrid
Spain
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2016-11-23 6:00 PM Yangon
Myanmar
How to Start a Startup in Yangon
2016-11-23 6:30 PM Islamabad
Pakistan
Founder Institute Information Session
2016-11-23 6:30 PM Kuwait City
Kuwait
How To Engage With Your Customers Using Social Media
2016-11-24 6:30 PM Zurich
Switzerland
Startup Ideation Bootcamp
2016-11-24 6:30 PM Rabat
Morocco
Founder Institute Information Session
2016-11-24 6:30 PM Chennai
India
Founder Cafe: Network with Local Entrepreneurs!
2016-11-24 7:00 PM Istanbul
Turkey
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2016-11-26 10:00 AM New Delhi
India
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2016-11-29 6:00 PM Helsinki
Finland
Developing a Vision for Your Startup Idea with Adeo Ressi
2016-11-29 6:00 PM Stockholm
Sweden
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2016-11-29 6:30 PM Zagreb
Croatia
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2016-11-29 6:30 PM Phoenix
US
Founder Institute Information Session
2016-11-29 6:30 PM Los Angeles
US
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2016-11-29 6:30 PM Chennai
India
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2016-11-29 6:30 PM Waterloo
Canada
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2016-11-29 6:30 PM Kuwait City
Kuwait
Startup Roadmap with the Business Model Canvas
2016-11-30 9:00 AM Helsinki
Finland
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2016-11-30 5:30 PM Copenhagen
Denmark
Founder Institute Information Session
2016-11-30 6:00 PM Yangon
Myanmar
Founder Institute Information Session
2016-11-30 6:30 PM Islamabad
Pakistan
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2016-11-30 6:30 PM Denver
US
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2016-12-01 6:30 PM Vancouver
Canada
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2016-12-01 6:30 PM Madrid
Spain
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2016-12-03 6:30 PM Cairo
Egypt
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2016-12-06 6:30 PM Waterloo
Canada
Graduate Startup Panel & Networking Event
2016-12-06 6:30 PM Phoenix
US
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2016-12-06 6:30 PM Silicon Valley
US
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2016-12-06 6:30 PM Zurich
Switzerland
Founder Institute Information Session
2016-12-07 6:00 PM Stockholm
Sweden
Startup Legal 101: Key Legal Concepts for Starting a Company
2016-12-07 6:30 PM Denver
US
Founder Hotseat: Pitch Your Ideas to Startup Mentors
2016-12-08 6:30 PM Vancouver
Canada
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2016-12-13 6:30 PM Phoenix
US
How to Start a Startup in Phoenix
2016-12-14 6:00 PM Stockholm
Sweden
Founder Institute Information Session
2016-12-14 6:30 PM Denver
US
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer & Holiday Party
2016-12-15 6:30 PM Vancouver
Canada
Founder Institute Information Session
2016-12-15 6:30 PM Silicon Valley
US
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer and Holiday Party
2016-12-20 6:30 PM Phoenix
US
Founder Institute Information Session

Begin Your Entrepreneurial Journey at a Free Startup Event

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