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.


Founder Institute Officially Launches in Hong Kong to Help Build Global Startups

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-04-21

The Founder Institute, the world’s largest startup launch program with over 1,000 graduate companies, announced today that it will be officially launching its first chapter in Hong Kong.

With plans to run two semesters annually, the program aims to launch over 15 meaningful and enduring companies per year in the city.

Anyone interested in launching an innovative company is welcome to apply to the Hong Kong Founder Institute today at http://fi.co/apply/hong_kong

The Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute decided to officially launch in Hong Kong after a successful trial period across the city in February and March that drew over 200 interested entrepreneurs and executives. In order to celebrate the launch, the Hong Kong Founder Institute will host a “Pre-Curriculum” of free events for the general public to learn more from successful entrepreneurs about what it is like to run a business;

 

I’ve been impressed by the number of top mentors across not only Hong Kong, but all of Asia, that have stepped forward to support and help the future participants of the Hong Kong Founder Institute. Investors are flocking to the city, and there is a strong sense that Hong Kong is positioned to become a major force in international technology and innovation" - Adeo Ressi, Founder & CEO of the Founder Institute.

In less than five years of existence, the Founder Institute has helped aspiring entrepreneurs launch over 2,100 companies across over 110 cities and 6 continents, which have created over 15,000+ new jobs. Through the Founder Institute’s rigorous four-month program, promising entrepreneurs “learn by doing” and launch a company with structured training, expert feedback, and support from experienced startup CEOs - without quitting their day job. Founder Institute Graduate companies boast an 89% survival rate, and include fast-rising startups like Udemy, Retailigence, Appota, and many more. 

Leading the Founder Institute’s efforts in Hong Kong is Cedric Delzenne, a successful digital entrepreneur living and loving Hong Kong since 2010.

Opportunities are flourishing in Hong Kong and our city now offers a great ecosystem for entrepreneurs - from crowdfunding platforms to co-working spaces. The Founder Institute can tremendously increase an aspiring technology entrepreneur's chances of success by providing the necessary skills and mindset - and a link to the Silicon Valley!” - Cedric Delzenne, Director of the Hong Kong Founder Institute

Other entrepreneurs who have pledged to help participants in the Hong Kong program include; 

  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
  • Alex Chen: CEO, EZTable
  • Chris Place: Senior Product Designer, Native Union
  • Daniel Szuc: Design Researcher, Apogee Asia Ltd
  • David Brabbins: Associate Partner , Prophet
  • Igor Duc: Co-founder, co-Director, Native Union
  • Jamie Lin: CEO , AppWorks
  • Jeffrey Paine: Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
  • Joanne Ooi: CEO, Plukka
  • Joseph Chow: Partner, Maurice WM Lee Solicitors
  • Rex Ng: President, 6waves
  • Rudi Leung: General Manager, Ogilvy & Mather HK
  • Simon Newstead: CEO, Frenzoo
  • Vinnie Lauria: Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
  • Yat Siu: CEO, OutBlaze

 

Anybody who is interested can apply today to the Hong Kong Founder Institute at http://fi.co/apply/hong_kong. The Final Application Deadline is on May 25th, but those who apply by the Early Application Deadline on May 4th are eligible for a variety of Fellowships - including the Female Founder Fellowship, which is offered to the best overall female applicant.

Learn more about the Founder Institute at www.FI.co

 

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About The Founder Institute

The Founder Institute (www.FI.co) is the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, helping aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across over 110 cities and 60 countries, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 2,100 companies, which have created over 15,000+ new jobs. The company's mission is to “Globalize Silicon Valley” and create sustainable startup ecosystems that will create one million new jobs worldwide.

Global PR Contact: Jonathan Greechan

Press Kit: http://fi.co/press    

 

Founder Institute Officially Launches in Hong Kong to Help Build Global Startups

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