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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.
Grad News Roundup: May 18th, 2012
Below is a roundup of Founder Institute Graduate news over the past two weeks:
- Denver Grad @Blogmutt Announces Funding from FI Directors (FI): Blogmutt, an FI Denver Grad, helps business bloggers curate and generate original, weekly blog content at a pre-determined monthly rate. The startup recently received $250,000 in funding from local technology magnates. Read the press release here. Blogmutt and its founders are Graduates of the Denver Founder Institute.
- San Fran FI Grad @Piggybackr demos at AngelPad Spring 2012 Demo Day (TechCrunch): Piggybackr, a fundraising platform aimed at helping young people raise money for their schools, sports teams, and extracurricular projects more effectively, was one of the ten startups that demoed at the AngelPad Spring 2012 Demo Day. Piggybackr and its founder are Graduates of the San Francisco Founder Institute.
- DC FI Grad @ArtNestInc wins the $50K National Business Moms Grant (MIBN): Tara Coles, founder of ArtNest, a startup that connects artists with art lovers and collectors from across the globe, secured $50,000 in funding from The National Association for Moms in Business. Coles and ArtNest are graduates of the Washington D.C. Founder Institute.