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Hiring, Firing and Cofounders

Winter 2010 Seattle 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:
2011-01-10, 06:30 PM

Mentors


7.45
Brian Schultz
Matchmaker, FounderDating

Brian Schultz runs FounderDating in Seattle. He is also a Director of Corporate Development at Microsoft focused on acquisitions and investments. Brian has cofounded two venture-backed technology companies,Ontela and Plectix Biosystems. Most recently at Ontela, Brian ...

8.52
Dave Schappell
Founder and CEO, TeachStreet.com

Dave Schappell is the founder & CEO of TeachStreet.com, a Seattle-based local/learning startup, helping people find great local (and online) teachers/schools/classes, and helping those schools and teachers with effective online lead-gen and class management tools. Prio...

8.27
Dan Fine
Managing Partner, Fine Solutions

Dan Fine is the Managing Partner of Fine Solutions, the leading Microsoft Dynamics partner in the Pacific Northwest. Dan has a varied past, from working in advertising agencies in New York City, to founding one of the first dot com's and taking it public on NASDAQ, to gr...

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