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.


#FounderShowcase Preview: Videos by @KevinHartz, @DanShapiro, and @Arcimoto

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2012-04-20

There are three major trends we are seeing in the emerging technology boom: rapid scaleexpedited startup M&A, and a global market. The Founder Showcase, hosted by the Founder Institute's Adeo Ressi, will bring together leaders to address each of these topics. 

Below we give you a preview of what you'll see at the event, with videos from Keynote Speakers Kevin Hartz and Dan Shapiro, as well as a special video by Arcimoto

There are still a few tickets left for Tuesday's 10th Founder Showcase, taking place at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. Tickets start at just $75, but time is running out! Register now at http://foundershowcase.com/tickets.


Rapid Scale

Kevin Hartz, Co-Founder & CEO of Eventbrite, will be speaking about how he is pushing the company towards a billion in sales (and a rumored IPO) after just five years in business. He will be interviewed on stage by Michael Copeland, Senior Editor at WIRED.  

In the This Week in Startups video below, Kevin discusses building a company that will withstand economic downturns, scaling sustainably, and the importance of a good board of directors.

If you like the video below, follow Kevin on twitter @kevinhartz.

 

Expedited Startup M&A

Dan Shapiro, Founder & CEO of Sparkbuy, will talk about how he built the company and sold it to Google within just six months of its inception. He will be interviewed on stage by Dylan Tweney, Executive Editor at VentureBeat

In his talk below, Dan shares his experience on approaching the potential sale of a company.

If you like the video below, check out Dan's blog and follow him on Twitter @danshapiro.

 

Global Market

The international winners of the Founder Institute’s Startup Mentor Awards will host a special panel on global entrepreneurship. These five top technology CEOs from South America, Asia and Europe will discuss how the current wave of innovation is not limited to the United States. You can see the list of nominees here


Innovation

At the 4th Founder Showcase, Keynote Speaker Elon Musk said "the potential value creation of cleantech is greater than the internet." In that vein, we have asked Mark Frohnmayer, CEO of Arcimoto, to speak at the Founder Showcase about the SRK - an ultra efficient vehicle for everyday driving trips. Mark, a software and gaming entrepreneur who sold his last company, Garage Games, to IAC, will describe how Arcimoto is taking a software approach to clean technology and sustainable transportation. 

Below is a recent TEDx talk Mark did on sustainable transportation and the SRK; 


We hope you’ll join us for what will be a great event. 

Get your tickets here

#FounderShowcase Preview: Videos by @KevinHartz, @DanShapiro, and @Arcimoto

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