WSGR
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.

CodigoDelSur
CodigoDelSur is a designer and developer of digital products. Having worked with Founder Institute startups in the past, they come as a highly recommended Founder Institute referral. They are composed of highly skilled software, web, and mobile app developers, who are excited to incorporate the latest technologies into the applications they develop.

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, December 11th, 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.


Xero
Xero is everything you need to run your business financials. Work with a beautiful small business accounting software complete with accounting, invoicing, payroll, inventory and more. Xero seamlessly integrates with over 500+ business apps, including CRM, point-of-sale, time tracking, ecommerce, just to name a few. Join the 700,000+ businesses using Xero in more than 180 countries.

Startup Weekend

 

Through the Startup Weekend Fellowship, members of the Startup Weekend Community who want to start a technology company can apply to the Silicon Valley Founder Institute chapter for free, and the best overall applicant will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's step-by-step startup launch program for free as well.



Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Startup Weekend Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, December 11th, 2016, using this link.


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


Click here to apply for the Startup Weekend Fellowship.


Pitch Your Ideas to Aaron Patzer on This Week’s Special Founder Hotseat Webinar

Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-04-28

Do you have an idea for a startup? Could you use feedback on your ideas from a leading entrepreneur and angel investor?

Then join us for the Founder Hotseat Webinar, with a very special guest: Aaron Patzer, Founder & CEO of Mint.com (which was acquired by Intuit), and Co-Founder & CEO of Leonardo.

During this webinar, which takes place on Wednesday, April 30 at 6pm PDT (see your local time here), viewers can pitch their startup ideas to Aaron and get feedback. The best pitches will even be invited on screen, to pitch Aaron live, via webcam simulcast. Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to RSVP, log on, and watch how an expert startup advisor evaluates new business ideas.

How to Participate?

 

About the Host: Aaron Patzer

Aaron Patzer is well known as the Founder & CEO of Mint.com. At Mint.com, Aaron founded the company, raised $31mm, grew the team to 40 people, grew revenues at 500-800% YoY, created a national brand, and sold the company to Intuit for $170mm in two years flat. Mint has won a large number of awards, including Time Magazine top 50 websites, 4 consecutive Webby awards in the field of Personal Finance, and more. Currently, Aaron is Co-Founder & CEO of Leonardo, a re-launch realtime communication platform that instantaneously connects consumers stuck on a problem with the experts most qualified to assist them. He is also an investor and angel in many startups, and is regarded as a global expert on engineering, algorithms, user experience, product design, hiring, and press strategy.

Who should Attend?

  • Anyone who wants feedback from a leading entrepreneur
  • Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company
  • Anyone who needs practice and expert advice on pitching

 

Spectators are welcome!

Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to RSVP, log on, and watch how an expert startup advisor evaluates new business ideas.

For more free startup events, visit http://fi.co/events.

Pitch Your Ideas to Aaron Patzer on This Week’s Special Founder Hotseat Webinar

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