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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.
Founder Institute Doubles Down In Europe and Talks Expansion with @TheNextWeb
After much talk this Summer about expansion in Europe, the Founder Institute has more than doubled its presence across the continent with the launch of five new chapters. The Institute was recently featured on The Next Web to share news of the expansion as well as plans for future growth. Joining the existing Paris, Brussels, Berlin, and Amsterdam chapters will be programs in Zagreb, Helsinki, Istanbul, Rome, and Kyiv, all of which are accepting applications for the upcoming Autumn semester.
So how can the Founder Institute benefit your city? Apart from further establishing the local technology scene, the Institute has graduated nearly 120 technology startups in Western Europe alone and aims to boost that number to more than 250 European companies by 2013. This means generating as many as 1,000 new jobs per year, creating economic value, and putting new regions on the map as up-and-coming technology hot-spots.
With an aim to globalize Silicon Valley, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 650 companies worldwide and has no plan on stopping. In addition to our new chapters in Europe we will also be testing programs in Barcelona, Lisbon, London, Zurich, and Warsaw, so keep an eye out in the next couple of months for news, dates, and info on how you can get involved.