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Hanson Bridgett to Host Founder Institute SF's Winter Class

November 12, 2013 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) — Hanson Bridgett LLP is pleased to have been selected to partner with the Founder Institute to host its San Francisco Winter 2013 Semester.
Hanson Bridgett's partnership with the Founder Institute further cements Hanson Bridgett's growing reputation as a trusted resource for technology startups. ''The Founder Institute is one of the premier startup accelerator programs in not only the Bay Area but in the world," said Mike Gorback, Chair of Hanson Bridgett's Emerging Companies Group, "so partnering with the Founder Institute and working side-by-side with the exciting, disruptive companies they've brought together in the winter class is a wonderful opportunity for Hanson Bridgett."

“High quality legal representation is critical to the success of any early-stage technology company“, says Adeo Ressi, Founder & CEO of the Founder Institute. “We look forward to working with Hanson Bridgett to provide high-potential entrepreneurs with the resources they need to succeed.“

The Founder Institute San Francisco Winter 2013 semester begins in November, and will culminate in March. Enrolled founders in the program will receive help from Hanson Bridgett, as well as expert training and feedback from over 30 experienced entrepreneurs (http://fi.co/mentors/san_francisco).  

About the Founder Institute
The Founder Institute is the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, helping aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies. In the Founder Institute's four-month, part-time program, promising startup entrepreneurs “learn by doing” and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback from a large network of business mentors. In only 4.5 years of operation, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 1,003 companies across 55 and six continents. For more information, visit www.FI.co.

About Hanson Bridgett LLP

Founded in 1958, Hanson Bridgett has more than 150 attorneys located in offices in San Francisco, the North Bay, Sacramento, Silicon Valley and the East Bay. Our clients range from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to individuals, including a number of public agencies in California. We are socially responsible members of our communities. Our firm is driven by a commitment to diversity, charitable giving, pro-bono legal work and hands-on service. More information on Hanson Bridgett can be found at www.hansonbridgett.com.


Michelle Klopp
Hanson Bridgett LLP
Director of Business Development
(415) 995-5075

Mike Gorback
Hanson Bridgett LLP
Chair, Emerging Companies Group
(650) 358-1367