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Davis Graham & Stubbs
Startups face a number of unique challenges – from picking the right entity type to finding capital to hiring employees. Let us help you explore some of these legal questions with DGS-UP.

Rockies Venture Club
Our mission is to advance Economic Development in the Rocky Mountain Region by actively connecting investors with the most promising entrepreneurial companies.

Colorado Alliance for Veteran Entrepreneurship
We believe military veterans are hard-wired for innovation and entrepreneurship. We want Colorado to be a place where veterans have pathways to become entrepreneurial and business leaders.

Cofounders, Hiring and Firing

Denver Summer 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:
2012-06-25, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Gary Gaessler
VP Sales, Nventify

Gary is a Cloud Startup Sales Evangelist. VP Sales @Nventify. Think "Pied Piper" for images :) https://goo.gl/yDWu9e Co-founder and previous Market Builder @CloudElements. VP Sales of StreamStep- acquired by BMC Software acquired in 2011. Co-founder of Voip...

Brian Brown
Co-Founder and Consulting CTO, Broadnet

In 2004, Brian co-founded Broadnet Teleservices and began working as its CTO, developing and managing a software platform that enabled the completely bootstrapped, zero-debt company to sustain a 100% average annualized revenue growth for its first 8 years, showing up as #...

Luke Beatty
Vice President & General Manager, Yahoo!

Luke is a Vice President and General Manager at Yahoo! Associated Content, which he founded in 2005, was acquired by Yahoo! 2010. Associated Content is known as the web’s first crowd sourced media platform. Prior to founding Associated Content, Luke was the VP of Bus...

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