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Team and Advisors

Saint Petersburg Spring 2014 Semester

How do you find the right team to launch your company? How do you identify the right set of advisors? How do you manage your advisors? What are responsibilities and compensation for advisors? How do you identify the right roles to help you launch a product or offering? Do you expect the roles to change over time? How can recruit people to fill roles when you have limited resources? What metrics do you track when recruiting? Do you need a cofounder? What are some common pitfalls with cofounder? Is a team necessary to launch a company?

Recruit your first team members.
2014-06-30, 07:00 PM


Jan Erik Nyrövaara
Jan Erik Nyrövaara (Saint Petersburg FI)

All-around player with hands-on expertise in building up new organizations and businesses incl. strategic planning and operative management. Extensive experience in team building and coaching, and business development. Specialties:Growth company management & business d...

Arkadiy Hotin
Founder, Arcadia

Jane Smorodnikova

Startup evangelist & entrepreneur. CEO at LikeHack - content curation technology company that provides marketers with content their audience will like. Author at and advisor at

Andrey Gershfeld
Executive investment manager, ABRT Fund

Alexandr Lyskovskiy
CEO, Alawar

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