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Sunshine Suites 

Cofounders, Hiring and Firing

Israel 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?

Recruit your first team members.
2012-07-02, 06:00 PM


Efraim Pettersson
CEO, TechGrind

Efraim began building startups at age 16, where he was tech lead of a medtech company that went on to exit at over $3bn. Over 15 years he built 7 startups as tech lead with a total market exit value of just over $10bn - while a few of them have yet to exit including an up...

Alicia Roisman Ismach
Co-Founder & EVP BD, SeerGate

Alicia Roisman Ismach co-founded SeerGate in 2007 with a mission to make payments simple, secure and convenient for Financial Institution customers. Alicia is a board member and serves as a key member of the executive team, contributing to the company’s strategic directio...

Adeo Ressi
Founder/CEO, Founder Institute

Adeo Ressi is the founder and CEO of the Founder Institute, the world's largest startup-technology company accelerator. The Institute is the eighth startup that Mr. Ressi has founded or built, four of which were acquired and three of which are still operating. Mr. Ressi...

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