Jessica Alter Entrepreneur & Advisor

May 20th, 2015

We're thinking of hiring someone that's run their own startup several times. They are awesome culturally and can definitely handle the job. One of... More

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Derek Dukes Business Development, Startups at Amazon Web Services

January 15th, 2015

As an entrepreneur one of the hardest things after finding cofounders is finding the right people to be employees 1-4 or 5.  Of late I've seen a lot... More

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May 24th, 2016

I want to describe my situation and get your thoughts - as many as possible - on what is a fair offer to a new team member in a startup.I started... More

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Lucas Jaz

February 8th, 2016

Curious which sites people are using and have seen good results or bad results for startup-like employees (not cofounders).  I've tried -... More

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Randar Puust Technical co-founder looking for a great idea to build

March 30th, 2016

I’m helping a startup that has a fairly unique culture and is looking to hire technical staff.  One of the problems is that too many of the applicants... More

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June 5th, 2015

What do you think about joining a startup that pays no salary or significantly under market (like 1/3) as a non-cofounder? What would make the promise... More

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Chris Jordan Founder at Carryr

February 17th, 2017

I am currently in search of a technical co-founder to join my team but i'd love to hear about peoples stories regarding this subject for a bit of... More

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Max Avroutski Building EV Charging & Electric Energy Access company

June 13th, 2013

How do you hire people who are smarter than you? I keep hearing this all the time from Guy Kawasaki : Hire people who are smarter than you. Is... More

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Ken Banks Founder of | FrontlineSMS | Means of Exchange

July 28th, 2015

I'm close to securing an angel investment of $100k to build a working prototype of a mobile giving app. This is going to be a six month project and... More

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Deborah Chang

October 22nd, 2014

I work most specifically in education technology, where I've found that one of the greatest limits to growth across the industry is lack of good sales... More

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