Cofounders, Hiring and Firing
New York 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?
Recruit your first team members.
2012-11-28, 06:00 PM
Co-Founder, Chief Entrepreneurs Office, CoFoundersLab
Shahab Kaviani is Co-Founder and CEO of CoFoundersLab, where he pursuits his passion to accelerate business formation by building strong founding teams using an online co-founder matching service. Shahab caught the bug for startups while at the pre-IPO team at Saba Softw...
Co-Founder and COO, Work Market
Jeff Wald is the Co-Founder and COO of Work Market a labor resource platform backed by Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures. Jeff's first startup Spinback, was sold to Buddy Media. Jeff's previous roles include, Managing Director at hedge fund Barington Capital, Vice...
Partner, ff Venture Capital
David Teten (teten.com) is a serial entrepreneur, Partner with ff Venture Capital (ffvc.com), and Founder and Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York. ff VC has made over 180 investments in over 70 companies since 1999. HBS Alumni Angels of N...
Founder, Chairman & CEO, ShermansTravel Media, LLC
Jim Sherman is founder and Chairman of ShermansTravel Media, LLC, an online travel publishing firm that helps travelers to find the best travel deals and provides money saving destination advice by its experts. The business reaches over 3 million travelers each month, a...