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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.

Get Ready to Blast Off at the Starship Showcase Casino Party, at NASA in Silicon Valley!

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-04-17

Join us on Thursday, May 15th and get ready to blast off at the exclusive Starship Showcase Afterparty, immediately following the Founder ShowcaseThis exciting event will be co-hosted by Moon Express at the NASA Ames Research Center and will feature Silicon Valley's finest enjoying a casino night of poker, blackjack, and craps. 

Cards and dice will be flying like comets, bluff fields will be navigated through, and chip stacks will go supernova, so bring your best game face. First, second, and third place casino chip winners will also take home prizes from our sponsors as well as other fantastic Showcase goodies.

In between hands you can sip various libations, nibble on appetizers, and mingle with other founders, top CEOs, and high-profile investors. 

How fast will you rocket past your fellow founders and investors? There's only one way to find out.

Register today and test your luck at the Starship Showcase Afterparty. Hope to see you there!

All Founder Showcase attendees receive free admittance and the event is also open to the public. But space is very limited, so reserve your spot today.

*This event is for attendees aged 21 & over only. There are no exceptions.* 

Get Ready to Blast Off at the Starship Showcase Casino Party, at NASA in Silicon Valley!

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