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Startups in Europe speak out about the struggle to hire talent

Startups in Europe speak out about the struggle to hire talent

Original post by Sean O’Neill Talent may be the scarcest resource for many startups in Europe. Some entrepreneurs creating innovative digital travel companies say they struggle with recruiting programmers, developers, sales chiefs, and user-experience engineers. We asked some European entrepreneurs about hiring. Is it tough right now? Over in Berlin, Gidsy, a site that offers tours and […]

Y Combinator startup Chute lands $2.7M, connects dots between developers and media

Y Combinator startup Chute lands $2.7M, connects dots between developers and media

Original post by Jolie O’Dell via VB Chute, a startup that helps developers quickly and easily bring multimedia content into their apps, has just sealed a $2.7 million funding deal with a few of the usual suspects in Silicon Valley early-stage investment. Josh Felser’s firm, Freestyle Capital, led the round, which saw participation from Battery Ventures, U.S. […]

Staff of startup BostInno shares advice for success

Staff of startup BostInno shares advice for success

Original post by Sonia Su via USATODAY There’s one phrase that many journalists like to hear and use: “You learn something new every day in journalism.” This is certainly true for local news outletBostInno.com, which combined “Boston” and “innovation” to form its name. What began in 2008as a community startup blog has matured into a full news platform […]

Startup Hiring: Creating a Recruiting Plan for a New Search

Startup Hiring: Creating a Recruiting Plan for a New Search

Original post by Carlie Smith via openviewpartners When kicking off a search for a new employee, it is important to have a clear picture of what you want to do so you can focus on the goal. Setting expectations for the search is key. Most expansion-stage companies have multiple openings running simultaneously, so having a written recruiting plan […]

Hiring for a Startup. Clues and Signals

Hiring for a Startup. Clues and Signals

Original post by Forbes When you bring a new person into a entrepreneurial startup, you’re making a critical decision. You’re adding a new flavor to the soup, and as with all emerging enterprises, the shared vision and collective drive is what can make the difference between a winning team and a conflict embattled wrestling match. […]