Thursday, April 10, 2014Ben Jabbawy - Founder & CEO, Privy
One of the things I picked up at Oasys, and has now continued with Privy, is the need to surround yourself with a team that challenges you and elevates your game, big time. In an early stage company, each hire needs to carry the weight of 3-4 full time hire responsibilities in order to move the company forward.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014Carlie Smith - Senior Talent Specialist, OpenView Venture Partners
Most startup founders understand that identifying, hiring, and retaining top talent is the most important component of building and scaling a great business. Those entrepreneurs also typically grasp the significant risk (and cost) associated with making a bad hire.
Monday, March 31, 2014Izzy Azeri - Co-Founder, Stackdriver
There’s been a lot of attention lately given to sales and marketing metrics for SaaS businesses. As the co-founder of an early stage SaaS business, I struggled to initially decide which metrics really impact and drive our business.