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.

Ravix
Ravix Group provides seasoned consulting expertise to outsource the finance, accounting and human resources functions for early-stage and middle market companies.

100 Vets

 

Through the 100 Vets 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 100 Vets 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 100 Vets Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, June 5th, 2016, using this link.


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


Click here to apply for the 100 Vets Fellowship.


100Vets
100Vets is a national coalition of entrepreneurship organizations whose mission is to help launch 100 Veteran led startups each year. Built upon a collaboration between the Founder Institute, Tech Shop, Victory Media and Vet-Tech, 100Vets aims to proliferate startup resources such as expert mentors, corporate partners and funding to help veterans achieve entrepreneurial success.

Grad News Roundup: March 6th, 2012

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2012-03-06

Below is a roundup of Founder Institute Graduate news over the past week: 

  • @LetsLunch Makes Meeting VIPs as Easy as Lunch (LetsLunch): LetsLunch is streamlining the networking process by making it more personal, enjoyable, and meaningful.  The company, and its founder Syed Shuttari, are Graduates of the SiliconValley Founder Institute.   
  • FI Grad @Rentcycle Becomes Getable; Launches In-Store Management Platform For Rental Shops (TechCrunch):  Rentcycle, an online rental marketplace where consumers can search, compare and rent anything online, rebranded to Getable, and launched in-store management platform for shops that provide rentals. Read the full story on TechCrunch here. The company, and its founder Tim Hyer, are Graduates of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute.
  • FI Grad @Udemy ’s Faculty Project Nabs 50,000 students (Udemy): Udemy, a platform which enables anyone to take and build courses online, enlisted 50,000 students and an Ivy League professor after recently launching the Faculty Project to distribute streaming university curriculum online. Read the full article on GigaOm here. The company, and its co-founders Gagan Biyani and Eren Bali, are Graduates of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute. 
  • FI Grad Cont3nt.com 's Platform Used to Build Alternative News Content Exchange (Cont3nt.com): The Association of Alternative Newsmedia recently launched the AltWeeklies Content Exchange using the Cont3nt.com platform to lets papers like the Boston Phoenix, or Oakland’s East Bay Express swap stories, photos, video, or other interactive multimedia to bolster their coverage of national news. Cont3nt.com is a platform that connects freelance media producers with news organizations. The company, and its founder Anton Gelman, are Graduates of the Washington DC Founder Institute.   
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Grad News Roundup: March 6th, 2012

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