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Hiring, Firing and Cofounders

Winter 2010 Houston Semester

What are the right mix of skills that you need to launch a world-class technology company? Should you be looking for cofounders, team members, freelancers or interns? When should you plan to bring on people to help? How do you recruit and interview to find the best resources? What are the compensation guidelines in the beginning for cofounders and other various roles? How do you set expectations, measure results and remove or fire under performing resources?

Goal:
How to find the best people.

Date:
2010-12-22, 07:30 PM

Mentors

Gina Bianchini
Cofounder, Ning
Aaron Patzer
Founder and CEO, Mint.com
Jonathan Abrams
Founder and CEO, Nuzzel

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