Cofounders, Hiring and Firing

Washington DC Autumn 2013 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:
2014-01-14, 06:30 PM

Mentors


9.55
Brent Halliburton
VP Products, Verve Wireless

Brent Halliburton is currently the VP, Products at Verve Wireless after Verve acquired his start-up, Deconstruct Media. Started and sold multiple companies, worked in technology consulting (Group Cortex, Hackett Group, Booz Allen), big companies (Booz Allen, Aol, Advertis...

9.18
Ajay Sravanapudi
CTO, Videology

Ajay Sravanapudi is the CTO of Videology, a leading Video advertising technology company. Prior to that, Ajay was the Founder and CEO of LucidMedia, a leading Demand Side Platform in display advertising. For the past 10 years, as he transformed a three person startup ...

8.18
Justin Maddox
CEO , CrowdTrust

CEO of CrowdTrust. Fall 2012 DC Founder Institute Grad.

6.00
Pavel Asanov
Founder - CEO, PlayFitness

Pavel Asanov Serial entrepreneur, engineer, founder - CEO PlayFitness.com- the online fitness portal with live workouts in the comfort of your home. Before graduating with a degree in electronic engineering, he launched his first company – a computer integration and d...

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