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.

Ravix Group provides seasoned consulting expertise to outsource the finance, accounting and human resources functions for early-stage and middle market companies.

Startup Blueprint is the only program designed to fuel profitability for your startup by providing free payment processing and advice. Connecting through top tier incubators, accelerators and VCs, they activate the optimum revenue model for your business. Benefits include a free transaction volume up to $1.5 million USD* ($50,000 USD of PayPal fees waived for 18 months). For Braintree, free transaction volume up to $100,000 USD (braintree fees waived for 18 months).

FounderDating is a network of talented entrepreneurs helping one another start and grow companies. All too often you know people with similar backgrounds and skills sets to your own. With FounderDating you find world-class people with complimentary skill-sets, expert areas and knowledge.

Vet-Tech is the nation's leading startup accelerator for military veterans. With a national network of over 60 veteran led startups in its portfolio, Vet-Tech provides veteran entrepreneurs with expert mentorship, access to funding and helps establish corporate partnerships,

EventStir Launches Public Platform Just in Time for Holiday Party Planning

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2012-12-11

EventStir, a graduate from our Washington DC chapter, recently announced the launch of their public platform. Now, just in time for the holidays, you can plan your next event without the annoyance of dealing with IOUs from flaky friends or buying tickets to a deserted New Years Eve party. The news was featured in TechCocktail recently in a post entitled "EventStir Launches Publicly for Crowdfunding Events" by Kira M. Newman.

Essentially crowfunding for events, EventStir redefines event management. Instead of worrying about collecting payments or being left with an empty venue, EventStir ensures that all goals are met before proceeding.

Co-Founder Sajad Ghanizada says “Coming out of college, my cofounder Andrew and I realized that people weren’t hosting creative and exciting group events out of fear that there would be no interest. Events among friends included choices that were always bland:  dinners, happy hours, and house parties. We want to give organizers the ability to test their wild event ideas before incurring any cost.”

Since their beta test in March, over 100 events have been planned using the service, and with the launch of the public product, EventStir anticipates thousands more will look to their service to plan their next holiday party or weekend getaway. The team was also named one of the hottest startups at last month’s TechCocktail DCWeek mixer and startup showcase, which you can read about here.

EventStir Launches Public Platform Just in Time for Holiday Party Planning

* indicates required

Feedback Form

We welcome your feedback to improve the Institute. Please contact us using the form below, and we will get back to you promptly.
Your Email Address:
Message to the Institute:
What is ? (enter the answer below):
Close Window