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Cofounders, Hiring and Firing

Sydney 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:
2012-04-17, 06:30 PM

Mentors


8.15
Kevin Garber
CEO, 89n

Kevin is the Co-founder and CEO of 89n, the home of several amazing web applications. 89n builds apps that are intuitive, fast and most of all needed. Our apps range from tools for Twitter account management to real-time online content proof-checking for editors, an ever...

7.80
Darin Walters
Managing Director, Jetabroad

Darin is the Managing Director for Jetabroad, an online travel company that he helped grow to $100M in tickets sold in less than 6 years. He has extensive general management experience in major Australian businesses with a strong consumer focus. From 1995 to 2003, Darin w...

7.90
Benjamin Chong
Partner, Right Click Capital

Benjamin has a track record of investing in and building successful Internet-related businesses over the last fifteen years. These include Online Agility, an incubator and developer of online concepts, and Jetabroad, one of Australia's leading online travel companies.

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