PayPal Startup Blueprint, by PayPal, is a global program that provides innovative startups with tools needed to grow and succeed. 

Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers and other professionals in 20 U.S. offices, as well as Bogotá and Mexico City. Among the nation's largest law firms, Holland & Knight provides representation in business, litigation, real estate and governmental law. Our Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Team advises a broad array of emerging companies on a local, national and global scale through each stage of their life cycles.  Our clients are engaged in a variety of technology-related industries.

Team and Advisors

Chicago Autumn 2014 Semester

How do you find the right team to launch your company? How do you identify the right set of advisors? How do you manage your advisors? What are responsibilities and compensation for advisors? How do you identify the right roles to help you launch a product or offering? Do you expect the roles to change over time? How can recruit people to fill roles when you have limited resources? What metrics do you track when recruiting? Do you need a cofounder? What are some common pitfalls with cofounder? Is a team necessary to launch a company?

Goal:
Recruit your first team members.

Date:
2014-12-02, 06:30 PM

Mentors


John R Dallas Jr
Founder and Chief Alignment Officer (CAO), Hillview Partners Network LLC

John Dallas is Founder and Chief Alignment Officer of Hillview Strategic Inc., a team of independent consultants, coaches and speakers; credentialed individuals preeminent in fields related to strategic alignment of people, money, technology and other resources. Hillview ...

Ronald Franczyk
CTO & Founder, Red Foundry

I've been involved in technology startups for over 15 years in different leadership roles. I started my career at Click Commerce in Chicago, helping grow the company from 4 employees to 400 and eventually taking the company public at the height of the tech bubble. Aft...

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