Try our new website


With over 12 million customers, German Telekom's T-Online is one of the largest portals in the European Internet market place.



Taylor Wessing is a leading International law firm with a single-minded approach: to help its clients succeed by thinking innovatively about their business issues.



YOU IS NOW - the innovation platform of ImmobilienScout24



Cofounders, Hiring and Firing

Berlin Autumn 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.
2013-01-18, 06:30 PM


Julia Derndinger
CEO, die Gründertrainerin

Founder of Trendwerk77, Founder of Dreamware, CEO of imedo, Founder of German EO Accelerator Program, Founder of Circus Internet, Work also as coach and mentor for ...

Paul Bragiel
Co-founder & Managing Partner, i/o ventures

I'm a managing partner and co-founder of i/o ventures, an early stage startup accelerator based in San Francisco. We focus heavily on a mentorship driven model. Previously I have founded and served as the CEO of 3 companies including: Lefora, a product bringing foru...

Stephanie Kaiser
Head of Studio, wooga

Stephanie is Head of Studio at wooga, a company building social games for mobile and Facebook. Having started at wooga as the 2nd employee, Stephanie designed and developed the Facebook title Monster World. Since its launch in April 2010, the team has organically grow...

Feedback Form

We welcome your feedback to improve the Institute. Please contact us using the form below, and we will get back to you promptly.
Your Email Address:
Message to the Institute:
What is ? (enter the answer below):
Close Window