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Posted by admin on December 19, 2017 in Articles

Jack: Hi, my name is Jack Groetzinger, and I’m going to be talking about how to recruit a co-founder and a team for your start-up. I’m going to first give a quick overview of what we are going to talk about. We are going to start out by talking about the sorts of folks you might be looking for, for your start-up, and then we will dive right into tactics and approaches you can use to get inbound interest in your company. We will talk a little bit about how to get people excited for your start-up. Then we will talk about the screening process, how to figure out if someone is a good match and someone you should make an offer to. We will then cover how you make an offer, and we will wrap up by covering a few specific issues. One is technical hiring which can be a little different from more general recruiting.Finally, we will talk about, specifically, what you should do when you are looking for a co-founder. Many of the things we are going to be talking about are applicable to both finding a co-founder and finding employees, but there are a few specific issues that are relevant when you are looking for a co-founder to be partnering start-ups, so we will talk about that.I want to give a quick background on myself. I am the co-founder of SeatGeek. We are a search engine for sports and concert tickets based in New York City. This is my third start-up. For all three, we built a team, so I have some experience with this. At SeatGeek we have 17 folks and we have an incredible team. I want to talk about some things that we’ve done that I think have helped us get there. A sort of overall thesis for this, one thing is we are keeping in mind is that recruiting is a lot of work. Some people think you can raise money and spend a few weeks building your team and then move onto more interesting things. It’s totally not the case. Recruiting is something that you are always doing. I as a co-founder probably spend regularly 30% of my time trying to find new people to add to…