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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm's broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients.

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100Vets

 

Through the 100Vets 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 each chapter 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 100Vets 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 http://FI.co/vets.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the 100Vets Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, June 19th, 2016, using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the 100Vets Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the 100Vets Fellowship.


The Only Goal Pivoting Should Accomplish, According to Mike Maples Jr.

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-04-25

The Mentor Minute gives you exclusive startup video clips from the Founder Institute's worldwide network of 4,400+ mentors. For more Mentor Minutes, visit our Startup Founder 101 YouTube Channel

In this clip, , Managing Partner of FLOODGATE, debunks the common ideas of pivoting and describes the true goal a startup should achieve by pivoting. Mike was recently ranked 14th on Forbes Magazine's Midas List as one of the top tech investors in the world.

To learn more from Mike, join him at the 15th Founder Showcase, where he will be a keynote speaker alongside startup and technology luminary Mitch Kapor at Silicon Valley’s leading seed-stage startup event. Tickets are very limited, so reserve your spot today

According to Mike;

Pivoting is not about A/B testing. It's not about SEO or blogs. When I'm talking about pivots, it's about something different. A pivot is really about driving business model discovery."

               

If you could benefit from expert training and feedback to launch a company, apply to the Founder Institute today. We are currently accepting applications in many other cities worldwide

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