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  • July 10, 2014
Now_Hiring

By far the hardest and most exasperating part of launching a successful startup is recruiting an all-star team. That said, I seem to have cracked the code and lived to tell. So in the interest of helping others recruit exceptional early teams, I’m going to document here how I did it. It is part art and part science, but...

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  • July 01, 2014
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Thousands of academic hours per year are spent worldwide on discussing how come Yahoo did not build Google, Nokia did not invent the iPhone, how come Facebook did not build Whatsapp or Instagram and had to overpay $20B for the two assets. We heard the same question of “why wouldn’t Google or Gettyimages develop your image processing platform at PicScout...

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  • June 25, 2014
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This #FounderTalk guest post was written by Jonathan Zazove. Jonathan is currently CTO and a unicorn at EndlessTV in New York City. He was previously the founder of Papervitamins and is a Managing Director at FounderDating. I often go to Meetups. I go to Meetups that cater exclusively to developers by only covering technical topics. These are often fun...

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  • June 19, 2014
meme-interview

Standard interview questions are generally boring and don’t always reveal very much about the person you’re interviewing. When you’re talking to a candidate, you want to ask great questions—they’re more likely to engage and you're more likely to learn important information. So, we asked entrepreneurs in the community for the best questions that they thought were not only interesting and...

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  • June 11, 2014
Who's in Charge

In the early days of starting Flurry, my co-founders and I made all of our decisions by consensus. It wasn’t hard, since we had similar opinions and were spending all of our time in development which we knew very well. The camaraderie of working together late nights and building something new fueled the excitement we had about our new path...

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