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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.
Define your Development Priorities by Phil Libin
During the development process, building a polished product quickly and cheap are priorities in constant opposition that need to be balanced effectively. The keys, as Phil Libin describes in the video below, are to understand the trade-offs and focus on the priority appropriate for the stage of the company, the market dynamics, and the goals of the product.
Phil Libin is the founder and CEO of Evernote - a service helping millions of people worldwide remember everything of value in their daily lives.
Phil is a Mentor for the Silicon Valley Founder Institute. Applications are due on Sunday June 3rd. Apply here to get expert training and feedback to launch a company in 2012.
In this talk from the Silicon Valley Founder Institute, Phil discusses an approach to product development he uses with Evernote. He explains product planning, balancing conflicting development priorities, and how to prioritize feature development.
If you like the video below, follow Phil on Twitter at @plibin.