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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.
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Adeo Ressi Shares Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs in Mashable Interview
Ealier this month, FI's Adeo Ressi sat down for an interview with Brian Solis to share the inspiration behind both TheFunded.com and the Founder Institute. In the interview Adeo explains the differences between FI and other incubator programs, and the two biggest mistakes he sees entrepreneurs make;
"The biggest mistake entrepreneurs make is that they end up following something they don't really love, and they're not aware of that until it's too late. You have to have deep and genuine love for everything that is surrounding your business, otherwise the hardships and stuggles will just become unbearable through time."
“It truly is always darkest before the dawn in entrepreneurship. Don’t throw in the towel even when it seems the worst… often times it is just part of the journey to success.”
The video was originally published on Mashable, but you can also watch it below;