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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.


Just “Doing” A Startup Won’t Fool Anyone, According to Midas List Investor Mike Maples, Jr.

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-06-06

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 week's Investor-edition of the Minute, 14th-ranked Forbes Midas List investor Mike Maples, Jr., Founding Partner of FLOODGATE, speaks with Founder Showcase on-camera host Helen Park about what traits he looks for in entrepreneurs to determine whether they are worthy of an investment.

To hear more from experts like Mike, check out any of the free Founder Institute startup events taking place worldwide. And if you could benefit from expert training and feedback to launch a company, apply to the Founder Institute today.

According to Mike;

Our number one filter out criteria is whether this person is just 'doing' a startup or if they are doing it because they can do nothing else. Authenticity is pretty easy to find usually."

               

(False feelings, looks can be deceiving image via Shutterstock)

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Just “Doing” A Startup Won’t Fool Anyone, According to Midas List Investor Mike Maples, Jr.

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