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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.
Sydney Founder Institute Early Applications Due Today
Join us this Autumn and launch a company with the Sydney Founder Institute!
This Sunday, February 24th is the Early Application Deadline for the Autumn 2013 Sydney Founder Institute. If you or someone you know could benefit from expert training and feedback to launch a technology startup in Sydney, then click here to apply today.
Those who apply by this Sunday's Early Application Deadline get to take the Predictive Admissions Test for free (it is typically $50), and are also eligible to receive one of several Founder Institute Fellowships.
Through the Founder Institute's part-time, four month program, existing and prospective founders can launch their dream company with expert training, feedback, and support from experienced startup CEOs - while not being required to quit their day job. Our unique Graduate Liquidity Pool also enables graduates and mentors to share in the equity upside of each class, creating strong teamwork-based startup ecosystems where great companies can flourish. In less than four years of operation, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 750 companies across 40 cities and five continents, and we are excited to continue helping entrepreneurs launch startups in Australia.
If you would like to learn more, then join a free event we will be hosting in the coming weeks:
- Information Session: February 25th (12:30pm)
- Founder Night Out with Ken Priore: February 28th (7:00pm)
- Startup Ideation Bootcamp: March 5th (6:00pm)
- Information Session: March 11th (5:30pm)
The Sydney chapter will be led by Benjamin Chong (Director of Online Marketing Group) and Benjamin Ranck (CEO of All Over Geo).
Expected Mentors for the program include;
- Adam Benson, Director, Recognition PR
- Alec Lynch, Managing Director, DesignCrowd
- Andrew Rogers, Managing Director, Anchor
- Ari Klinger, Partner, Right Click Capital
- Bjorn Behrendt, Managing Director and Co-Founder, StyleTread
- Christian Magel, Founder & CMO, amaysim Australia
- Colin Fabig, Chairman, LivingSocial Australia
- David Jones, Founder, StreetHawk
- Matt Allen, Director, DevLogic
- Rebekah Campbell, CEO, Posse
- Soren Harner, Vice President Engineering, BigCommerce
- and many more to be announced.
The program is open to existing and prospective technology founders of all kinds - with or without an idea, young or old, and with a full-time job or unemployed.