Procopio’s Emerging Growth and Technology practice group assists start-ups and emerging growth companies in various fields, including information technology, telecommunications, life sciences and cleantech, with all aspects of their formation, development and funding, from the initial idea through liquidity. Our team-oriented approach offers clients access to attorneys who are familiar with and understand their products, technology and business models. Procopio’s attorneys combine and provide legal expertise and counseling in the areas of corporate and securities, angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, and compensation and benefits, with a view to, and a genuine understanding of, the unique business needs of start-ups and emerging growth companies.

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CoFoundersLab

Find a co-founder to launch or grow your business. Our free, online matchmaking service gives you access to the largest group of entrepreneurs ever assembled looking to join a startup or be joined on their venture, allowing you to cast a much wider net in your search for talent.

Cofounders, Hiring and Firing

San Diego/Orange County Autumn 2012 Semester

What talent do you need in the beginning to be successful? How do you recruit the first team members with extremely limited resources? How do you conduct a thorough interviewing process? How do you compensate? How do you set expectations, measure results and remove or fire under-performing resources? Do you need a cofounder? Do you need to have engineering in-house?

Goal:
Recruit your first team members.

Date:
2012-12-06, 06:00 PM

Mentors


9.08
Tim Norris
Co-Founder, J!NX

Tim Norris is the co-founder and COO of J!NX (www.jinx.com), a clothing brand with the largest collection of video game apparel in the world. J!NX licenses many of the world's bestselling video game franchises including World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, Minecraft, and L...

9.38
Jimmy Hendricks
CEO & Co-Founder, Deal Current Network

Jimmy Hendricks is Co-Founder and CEO of Deal Current and has mentored in both the US and Chile. Deal Current is one of the most well recognized "white label" daily deal software companies in the US. Deal Current's hosted social commerce solutions and sales force training...

9.15
Tyson McDowell
President, Avadyne Health

Tyson McDowell is the Co-Founder and prior CEO of Benchmark Revenue Management which is a technology platform designed to overlay and rapidly integrate with any hospital IS infrastructure. In 2012, Benchmark merged with Avadyne Health, and Tyson became President of th...

9.46
Andrew Beinbrink
CEO, SportsForce

Andrew Beinbrink is the CEO and Founder of SportsForce (www.sportsforceonline.com), a web-based Software/Coach as service for aspiring student-athlete to maximize their recruiting and scholarships opportunities. SportsForce is Andrew's 3rd start-up with sports software co...

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