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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.
According to CoFoundersLab, on-ramps for entrepreneurs have never been wider. From thousands of free startup events, to accelerators offering mentorship and funding, many believe it’s never been a better time to start a business.
CoFoundersLab recently released an infographic featuring a road map of the Startup Journey. See the infographic here...
Silicon Valley graduate Udemy has had unprecedented success since their launch in 2009. Now, shortly after raising their $12M series B, the online learning platform has partnered with TechCrunch to launch CrunchU - a collection of tech focused e-courses.
Today we are excited to announce our newest location - Honolulu, Hawaii!
Sunday, June 2nd is the Early Application Deadline for the first ever Honolulu Founder Institute. If you could benefit from expert training and feedback to launch a technology startup in Hawaii, click here to apply. 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.
The Founder Institute has helped launch over 750 new technology companies across 40 cities and five continents.
Company updates are crucial for an early-stage startup, in order to help keep investors, potential investors, advisors, mentors, and other stakeholders informed of your progress, and engaged in your success.
Across the Founder Institute's 800+ companies we have seen many flavors of these updates, but bar none the most professional updates come from Adriana Herrera, Founder & CEO of Fashioning Change. See her template here...
Seattle FI Graduate Paul Watts isn’t taking a laissez-faire approach to the vast gender bias that is typical of the tech industry. Instead, he’s taking action, and is currently in the process of producing the film series “Life in Code”, which features stories of women who have found success in tech.
The project is currently collecting funding on kickstarter and looking for women who are interested in sharing their story.
As the Founder Institute gears up to launch in Bangalore, India, word spreading rapidly of the Silicon Valley accelerator’s plans for expansion. The story was recently featured in Livemint, a major local publication (also associated with the Wall Street Journal), which explained the fundamentals of the program as well as key dates and sign up information.
Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the FI network.
This week's top articles include tips for minimizing your risk, influencing others with your ideas, top leadership traits, and why the lean startup changes everything.
Read on to see our picks for this week's top articles:
In this talk from the San Diego Founder Institute, Jimmy Hendricks explains the most effective ways to hire for your startup, and how to establish an “Get Things Done” culture.
We know that working for someone else can can be a drag. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it forever, and here at FI, we strive to help people from all walks of life reach their full potential. So, if you are feeling trapped in a job that’s less than desirable, you’re not alone - scores of people feel the same way.
The question is, are you ready to do something about it?
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