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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.
A Great Windows 8 Event - Be Sure to Join Our Next One
Right before the Founder Showcase on Wednesday we hosted a special luncheon with Windows 8. Over 50 guests attended this informative workshop, where Windows 8 experts reviewed how to design apps with Metro principles and the Windows personality, and the business opportunity Windows 8 represents for app developers.
Microsoft also gave away four Windows 8 Nokia Lumia phones to four lucky people! Winners included;
- Fabrice Gould (Diggen, Los Angeles Founder Institute)
- Steve Iverson (Injekt, Founder Institute Mentor)
- Aswath Sridhar
- Srinivas Chamarthy
Special thanks go out to Microsoft for hosting this great event, and to our two great speakers;
Will is Microsoft’s User Experience Evangelist for the western U.S. Will has been leading experience design teams to successful launches for the last 10 years. Will leads the Windows 8 Evangelism business and is an expert on Metro style design across Windows 8, Phone and Xbox. You can follow him on Twitter at @wctschumy.
John P. Alioto
John is an architect at Microsoft specializing in Windows 8. Formerly he was the CTO at VeriTrainer. You can follow him on Twitter at @jpalioto.
We plan to host more Windows 8 events, so stay tuned! In the meantime, be sure to check out other upcoming Windows Development Camp events.