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Silicon Valley Spring 2013
Applications: Mar 17, '13
Sessions: Apr 01, '13 - Jul 09, '13
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 50 cities worldwide.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the investment banks and venture capital firms that finance them. Over the past four decades, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has established its reputation by having an unmatched knowledge of its clients' industries and deep and long-standing contacts throughout the technology sector. The firm's legal expertise serves clients at all stages of growth, from venture-backed start-up companies to multibillion-dollar global enterprises. The firm's clients include some of the most recognized names in the technology, retail, life sciences, venture capital, and finance sectors. The firm has offices in Austin, Palo Alto, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, and Washington, D.C.
First Republic Bank and its subsidiaries provide private banking, private business banking and the full range of wealth management services with an emphasis on exceptional relationship-based service and a solid commitment to responsiveness and action.
Ravix Group - Ravix Group Inc.provides seasoned consulting expertise to outsource the finance, human resources, and facilities functions of early-stage and middle market companies so that management can focus on their priorities to increase the value of their company.
Purplepatch Services is a strategy consulting firm offering technology firms Marketing Communications and User Experience Design solutions.
3 Grads Accepted to @BizSpark Plus, Get $60k in Azure Services
In January we announced a deeper relationship with our partner Microsoft BizSpark, called the BizSpark Plus Program, designed to provide high potential startups with additional offers, products and services from Microsoft.
Well, the first three Founder Institute Graduates have been accepted into the BizSpark Program, and as a result they will receive up to $60,000 in Windows Azure Cloud services over the next two years. The accepted companies are;
- Embarke - Embarke builds developer tools for social communications across a variety of social networks and platforms. The company and its Co-Founders, Al Bsharah and Bryan Hall, are Graduates of the San Diego Founder Institute.
- LawNovo - Lawnovo makes it easy for lawyers to connect with potential clients online. The company and its Founder, Vient Ton, are Graduates of the Washington D.C. Founder Institute.
- WebSLAM! - WebSLAM! is an automated digital marketing platform for small business. The company and its Founder, Stephen Christiansen, are Graduates of the Chicago Founder Institute.
There will be several offers from Microsoft through this program - the Windows Azure offer is just the beginning.
Congratulations to the companies, and thanks again to our great partner Microsoft BizSpark!
For more information, visit http://www.microsoft.com/BizSpark/Plus/Default.aspx. FI companies, see our special BizSpark sign-up link in the private section below.