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Startup Revenue Milestones

K9 Ventures

In my discussions with K9 portfolio founders about scaling revenue, I very often end up drawing the same picture: $0/month. Was price an issue?

Small Business Revenue Is On The Rise: Are You?

YoungUpstarts

Not only are you kicking it when it comes to revenue, you’re also savvy marketers with impressive do-it-yourself skills. But what really works?

Hire a VP Finance Sooner Rather Than Later

Feld Thoughts

If you don’t have a VP Finance on your team reporting to you, do yourself, your team, and your investors a favor and go hire one right now. The tone of the advice is fine, but it creates a total mess if you follow it without pondering the implications as you actually start to scale up revenue and expenses. This is not a CFO.

Why Should You Hire A Virtual Assistant?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

For example, if you run a blog and you earn your revenue off it, as your business expands, you will need to write more and more content.

Is It Time to Hire an Employee?

Up and Running

It could be time to hire some help. Disadvantages of hiring a new employee: An employee costs you money. Should you hire a new employee?

Hire Different!

John O'Farrell

Every aspiring CEO has heard of David Ogilvy’s famous admonition , usually paraphrased as “Hire people smarter than yourself” or words to that effect.  In my case, following that good advice has not been hard.  Time to step up:  Hiring the VP of Sales. Virtually all of your early hires will have been engineers or developers. 

AppDirect Is Hiring After Closing a $50 Million Financing

Feld Thoughts

Many of our portfolio companies are those types of cloud services and the ecosystems that AppDirect powers can help them get to market faster, reach more users, and drive more revenue. The post AppDirect Is Hiring After Closing a $50 Million Financing appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Investments appdirect Jobs standing cloud

Hiring Writers at Your Startup? Scrap Your Usual Approach

View from Seed

The best writer I ever hired at a startup wasn’t a former journalist. Why We All Usually Botch This Hire. Nothing at all.

Expert Robbie Kellman Baxter Reveals How to Generate Recurring Revenue and Grow Your Business (+ GIVEAWAY)

Up and Running

The Membership Economy matters to organizations of all sizes in dozens of industries for at least three major reasons:  It creates recurring revenue.

Getting to $100M+ revenue: Understanding the 3 phases of a startup

The Next Web

Mitchell Harper is the  co-founder and co-CEO of Bigcommerce. He tweets at @mitchellharper. This story continues at The Next Web.

3 Considerations Before Deciding To Hire Or Outsource

YoungUpstarts

Hiring a part-time employee is another way to play it safe if you’re not sure there’s enough work for a full-time position. 2. Expertise.

5 Mistakes Founders Make When Hiring Their First Salesperson

OnStartups

It’s time to make that first sales hire. The right call can establish the rocket-ship revenue chart every founder dreams of. agree.

How We Got Funded: Visual Revenue

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When bootstrapping didn''t cut it, the founders of Visual Revenue went out and raised $2.2 million. Here''s how it happened. million.

Whom Should You Hire at a Startup? (Attitude Over Aptitude)

Both Sides of the Table

Only hire A players. Don’t hire too quickly just because you raised money or because you feel pressure to make things happen. Startups.

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Hiring Product Managers

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Jon Stross, lead a conversation around “Hiring Product Manager”.

The art of hiring a data scientist

Version One Ventures

Since then, over 400 Insight alumni have been hired as data scientists or data engineers at top tier companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Airbnb, and Google. Keep in mind, I won’t share all of Insight’s secret sauce, but will hopefully provide enough high level lessons and principles that you can apply to your own hiring process.

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7 Reasons A Small Business Should Hire Advisors 

YoungUpstarts

The right advisor can have a greater impact on the success of your small business than any other hire you ever make.

9 Strategies to Increase Your Food Truck Revenue

Up and Running

Between 2008 and 2014, industry revenue increased at an annual rate of 12.4 The craze for mobile eats has been on the rise. percent.

3 Secrets For Hiring On Wall Street Versus Silicon Valley

YoungUpstarts

In New York, hiring managers must appreciate the nature of New York City salespeople and present the career opportunity in less than two minutes. 

Hiring Rule #1: Slackers Need Not Apply

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But Total Quality Logistics has found a way to recruit and hire them in droves. billion 2012 REVENUE Hint: It involves money.

How to Hire Employees You'll Never Meet in Person

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Since then, iCracked has received funding from Y Combinator and SV Angel, and the founders predict $25 to $30 million in revenue this year.

If, Why, and How Founders Should Hire a “Professional” CEO

Reid Hoffman

Jeff was our 338th employee, and helped us launch our Talent Solutions business, which is now a key revenue driver for us. 3. Moral Authority.

How to Use Growth Hacking to Increase Revenue 20x in Just 12 Months

Up and Running

Getting the first tracks of revenue is one of the toughest processes of building a startup. Picking the right team. Lean marketing.

A founder’s advice on hiring a VP of Sales

Version One Ventures

In this case, one of V1’s portfolio companies has been looking to hire a VP of Sales and I asked Jon Zimmerman ( @jpzimmerman ), CEO of Front Desk , to share his experiences and insight on the matter. They can handle a team of up to 15-20 and run the “predictable revenue” playbook. Understand your economics before you hire.

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The State of NYC Seed: Startup Trends & VC Data [REPORT]

View from Seed

Fundraising Hiring & Talent Resources Startup StoriesAt NextView, we’ve never been higher on NYC tech. Thanks for taking a look.

Never Hire Job Hoppers. Never. They Make Terrible Employees

Both Sides of the Table

never hire job hoppers. You have tough choices to make about whom you hire on your team. This is part of my startup advice series. Never.

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Lean Business Tips: Hiring Contractors for Fun and Profit(ability)

crowdSPRING Blog

Today I want to write briefly about a strategy we have used to very good effect when hiring new workers: outsource. By hiring outside vendors companies can reduce expense in several very meaningful ways. First of all, every employee that a company hires represents not just a salary expense, but everything that goes along with it.

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Hiring Challenged? Sift for These 17 Worst (and 15 Best) Résumé Phrases

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The company surveyed 2,201 hiring managers and HR people to come up with the best of the best and the worst of the worst. Synergy: 22 percent 5.

Revenue Doesn’t Matter, Business Health Does

Mike Michalowicz

And I could give a crap about how much revenue you pulled in last year. Did all those new hires result in a healthier, stronger business? The post Revenue Doesn’t Matter, Business Health Does appeared first on Mike Michalowicz. Entrepreneurship Growth Strategies Profit First bottom line profit revenue

One Company's Hiring Secret: Always Be Training

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The New York City-based translation company has grown to more than 80 offices on six continents and had $341 million in revenue last year.

8 Questions to Ask Before You Hire More Employees

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are 8 questions you should be able to answer to be sure that you''re hiring in the right way. What kind of business do you want?

Rock Solid Software Testing Without Hiring an Army | Trish Khoo | Google | BoS2015

Business of Software Blog

So quality problem, quality solution, hire a QA assurance team. Hiring. So we don’t hire full time manual testers, we hire engineers.

LeadDesk Hires New CEO & IT, Continues to Grow on Revenues

ArcticStartup

Now they have also hired Olli Nokso-Koivisto from Siili Solutions as their new CEO. million in 2012. As it is, it scales to market quite well.

How to Hire Salespeople Who Can Deliver the Deals

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Try these insider tips to avoid hiring the wrong person for your team. My first hire, "Jerry," seemed to embody exactly what I was looking for.

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Challenges of Hiring Recent Veterans

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Entrepreneurs are happy to hire recent veterans, so why is it so hard? The statistics are alarming. That's significantly higher than the 7.7

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3 Tips For a Healthy Hiring Process

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hiring people that are not the right fit for your company is akin to catching a cold. OtterBox was No. 75 on the 2012 Inc.

Facebook Revenue: $1.18 Billion

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

billion in revenue, slightly above analysts' expectation of $1.15 The company brought in $1.18 billion.

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When The VC Asks: About Your Hiring Plan

Hunter Walker

Whether it’s adding capacity to an existing function (#MawrEngineers) or bringing new talents onboard (“we intend to make our first marketing hire”), glossing over these bullet points towards the back of the pitch deck would be a mistake. I’m interested in not just what these people will be doing but how and when they’ll be hired.

Why You Should Hire Like a Rock Band

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hiring tips from a musician-turned-CEO who runs one of the hottest recruiting companies in the gaming industry. Why the Rock Band Parallel?

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Boston Tech: 2016 Update

View from Seed

Look out for bootstrapped CarGurus , one of the leading used-car properties, targeting over $150M in revenue this year. To name a few: 1.