FounderTalk

  • July 10, 2014
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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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  • 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 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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  • May 20, 2014
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My first introduction to computers at the age of 13 was so painfully boring I stayed away from them until I was 30. And yet, last April, I co-founded a learning game company called CodeSpark, an app that teaches kids ages 5-8 about fundamental computer science concepts. As a teenager, I was offered the chance to take a computer programming class....

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  • May 14, 2014
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A key employee quit. My board is breathing down my neck. A key customer isn’t renewing their contract. I didn’t get the term sheet I wanted. I dropped the ball. Sound familiar? Building a company is emotional. Things go wrong. And sometimes you get pissed. From first-time entrepreneurs to serial entrepreneurs, it happens to...

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