WSGR
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.

CodigoDelSur
CodigoDelSur is a designer and developer of digital products. Having worked with Founder Institute startups in the past, they come as a highly recommended Founder Institute referral. They are composed of highly skilled software, web, and mobile app developers, who are excited to incorporate the latest technologies into the applications they develop.

Xero
Xero is everything you need to run your business financials. Work with a beautiful small business accounting software complete with accounting, invoicing, payroll, inventory and more. Xero seamlessly integrates with over 500+ business apps, including CRM, point-of-sale, time tracking, ecommerce, just to name a few. Join the 700,000+ businesses using Xero in more than 180 countries.

Vet-Tech
Vet-Tech is America's Veteran-led Startup Accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley. With over 100 military veteran startups in our community, Vet-Tech's top 20 portfolio companies have raised over $10 Million in funding and have been accepted into world class programs like Tech Stars and Founder Institute.

Startup Weekend

 

Through the Startup Weekend Fellowship, members of the Startup Weekend Community who want to start a technology company can apply to the Silicon Valley Founder Institute chapter for free, and the best overall applicant will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's step-by-step startup launch program for free as well.



Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Startup Weekend Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, December 11th, 2016, using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the Startup Weekend Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the Startup Weekend Fellowship.


Begin Your Entrepreneurial Journey at a Free Startup Event

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2017-03-20

The Founder Institute hosts thousands of free startup events across the globe each year, in over 150 cities across six continents. These events are designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs improve their ideas and entrepreneurial skills, all in a low-pressure environment.

At Founder Institute events, you can meet and learn from successful entrepreneurs, get feedback on your ideas, come up with new ideas, recruit potential co-founders, and more. They are the perfect starting point for beginning your entrepreneurship journey.

We have several events coming up in the next few weeks, which are listed below.  Don't see an event in your city? Then sign up for our Local Updates List, because chances are we will be in your city soon!

Here are our upcoming events:

Date Time City Event
2017-03-20 4:00 PM Boston
US
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-03-20 6:30 PM Paris
France
Final Founder Institute Information Session
2017-03-20 6:30 PM Boston
US
Engineer to Entrepreneur: Startup Basics for Techies
2017-03-20 6:30 PM Greenville
US
Startup Co-Founder 101: How to Find the Right Partner
2017-03-21 6:30 PM San Francisco
US
SF Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-03-21 6:30 PM Dublin
Ireland
Entrepreneur DNA: The Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
2017-03-22 6:30 PM South Florida
US
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-03-22 6:30 PM Cincinnati
US
Graduate Startup Panel & Networking Event
2017-03-22 6:30 PM Boston
US
Female Founders Panel: Startup Advice & Inspiration
2017-03-22 6:30 PM Sofia
Bulgaria
Starting a Startup: a Journey to Heaven or Hell?
2017-03-22 7:00 PM Nicosia
Cyprus
How to startup in Cyprus and expand in the big markets
2017-03-23 12:00 PM Boston
US
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-03-23 1:00 PM Montreal
Canada
Startup Co-Founder 101: How to Find the Right Partner (Live Online Event)
2017-03-23 5:00 PM London
United Kingdom
Webinar: How to Find (and Compensate) a Co-Founder in Europe
2017-03-23 5:30 PM Phoenix
US
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2017-03-23 6:00 PM Chicago
US
Graduate & Mentor Startup Panel & Networking Event
2017-03-23 6:30 PM Campinas
Brazil
How to Start a Startup in Campinas
2017-03-23 6:30 PM Manila
Philippines
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-03-23 7:00 PM Curitiba
Brazil
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-03-27 6:30 PM Greenville
US
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-03-27 6:30 PM Dublin
Ireland
Startup Ideation Bootcamp
2017-03-27 6:30 PM San Francisco
US
Women in FinTech: Bridging the Gender Gap in FinTech
2017-03-27 6:30 PM Ottawa
Canada
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2017-03-27 6:30 PM Madrid
Spain
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-03-28 6:30 PM Accra
Ghana
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-03-28 6:30 PM Porto Alegre
Brazil
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-03-28 6:30 PM Penang
Malaysia
Engineer to Entrepreneur: Startup Basics for Techies
2017-03-28 7:00 PM Sofia
Bulgaria
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2017-03-29 6:30 PM Cordoba AR
Argentina
Taller de Ideas para Startups
2017-03-29 6:30 PM London
United Kingdom
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-03-29 6:30 PM Ribeirao Preto
Brazil
Workshop de Oratória
2017-03-29 6:30 PM Chisinau
Moldova
Meet the mentors - How to open a global company from Moldova?
2017-03-30 6:30 PM Orange County
US
Startup Co-Founder 101: How to Find the Right Partner
2017-03-30 6:30 PM Manila
Philippines
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2017-03-30 7:00 PM Curitiba
Brazil
Founder Institute VIP Semester Launch Mixer
2017-04-03 6:30 PM Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2017-04-04 6:00 PM Chicago
US
Chicago Founder Night Out - Entrepreneur Networking, Drinks, & Fun!
2017-04-04 6:30 PM Madrid
Spain
Graduate Startup Panel & Networking Event
2017-04-04 6:30 PM Porto Alegre
Brazil
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-04-04 6:30 PM Vienna
Austria
Startup Ideation Bootcamp
2017-04-04 6:30 PM London
United Kingdom
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2017-04-05 6:30 PM Cordoba AR
Argentina
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-04-05 6:30 PM Cincinnati
US
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2017-04-05 6:30 PM Tokyo
Japan
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2017-04-06 5:30 PM Phoenix
US
Founder Institute Information Session
2017-04-06 6:30 PM Chisinau
Moldova
Silicon Valley Startup Night in Moldova
2017-04-06 6:30 PM Manila
Philippines
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-04-11 6:30 PM Penang
Malaysia
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-04-12 6:30 PM Cincinnati
US
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-04-12 6:30 PM Sao Paulo
Brazil
Startup Founder 101: Product and Marketing in Technology Companies
2017-04-12 6:30 PM Tokyo
Japan
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea
2017-04-12 6:30 PM Chisinau
Moldova
Information + Registration Day
2017-04-12 6:30 PM Ribeirao Preto
Brazil
How to Start a Startup in Ribeirao Preto
2017-04-13 6:00 PM Chicago
US
Startup Pitch Bootcamp
2017-04-13 6:30 PM Tokyo
Japan
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-04-18 6:00 PM Chicago
US
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-04-18 6:30 PM Penang
Malaysia
Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts
2017-04-18 6:30 PM Vienna
Austria
Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur
2017-04-18 6:30 PM London
United Kingdom
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea

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