Cofounders, Hiring and Firing

Istanbul Winter 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:
2013-01-16, 07:30 PM

Mentors


8.50
Kutlu Kazanci
Cofounder, WeDecide

Kutlu co-founded WeDecide in 2010, a crowdsourcing and innovation software and service company based in Istanbul and Copenhagen. Kutlu is also founder and CEO of Endogen, an organizational, innovation and entrepreneurial development consultancy. He also helped set-up Ga...

8.00
Ari Bencuya
Startup Consultant and Web Analytics Enthusiast

Ari is an Internet Start-up Strategy and Web Analytics Consultant. He served as Ventures Manager at Inventures and Senior Business Analyst, Wireless at MLB Advanced Media in New York City for 4 years. He is a graduate of Duke University with degrees in economics and bus...

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