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Silicon Valley Spring 2013
Applications: Mar 17, '13
Sessions: Apr 01, '13 - Jul 09, '13
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 50 cities worldwide.
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.
First Republic Bank and its subsidiaries provide private banking, private business banking and the full range of wealth management services with an emphasis on exceptional relationship-based service and a solid commitment to responsiveness and action.
Ravix Group - Ravix Group Inc.provides seasoned consulting expertise to outsource the finance, human resources, and facilities functions of early-stage and middle market companies so that management can focus on their priorities to increase the value of their company.
Purplepatch Services is a strategy consulting firm offering technology firms Marketing Communications and User Experience Design solutions.
Prioritizing, Defining, and Executing Product Development by Phil Libin
In this talk from mentor Phil Libin, Libin outlines how to efficiently and successfully develop a product, guiding founders through a process of prioritization and scheduling. He explains how producing an inexpensive, fast, and well-polished product is a near impossible feat and that trade-offs throughout the process are inevitable.
Phil Libin is the CEO of Evernote, a service used to help millions of people stay organized in their daily lives. He is also serving as a mentor for the upcoming Paris Founder Institute, which is currently accepting applications until Sunday, October 14th. If you would like to hear more from Phil, then click here to apply today.
Based on his experience at Evernote, Phil reminds founders that they will be continuously evolving and redefining their goals for future development, and advises them to strategize and plan from day one. He also cautions founders on ‘cleverness and heroism’, impressing upon them that the end goal should be the primary focus and when acting as CEO, it’s imperative to keep your development team on track and on time.
He concludes his talk by saying “There is an infinite number of things you can be working on. Choose wisely”. Choose wisely indeed, and keep your eye on the prize. Founders are faced with endless distractions - staying focused is imperative.
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