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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.


Everything You Need for the Perfect ‘About Me’ Page

Posted by Joe Garza on 2017-04-05
What if there was a page on your site that could drive more sales, registrations, and subscribers, but right now you're ignoring it?

That page is your ‘About Me’ page.

When you look at Google Analytics, most likely it's one of the top 10 pages on your site (It was for me). And if your 'About Me' page isn’t built to drive ROI… then it isn’t driving you any ROI.

Andrew Wise from the Wise Startup Blog has a complete about me page guide on what SHOULD be on your page and what SHOULD NOT. Before you check out the guide, here's an actionable tip you can take right now:
Does your about me page have a CTA (call to action)?

If you run a blog, then your call to action should be to “subscribe” to your blog. If you are a salesperson, your readers should "call you". If you have an ecommerce site, then you should promote your “buy one, get two free", or whatever your promo is to encourage customers to buy. You get the picture.

Okay, so now implement this technique and checkout the full guide or just skim the infographic below.
  

 

For even more information on creating the perfect 'About Me' page for your startup, be sure to check out Andrew Wise's blog post, "About Me Page: The Ultimate How to Guide".

 

(Sticky on crumpled paper with the phrase about me image by Shutterstock)

Everything You Need for the Perfect ‘About Me’ Page

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