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The most thorough, step-by-step guide to hiring amazing salespeople online (new on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/the-anatomy-of-the-perfect-sales-hiring-process/
Sales is a unique function to hire for, requiring different criteria and strategy. TalentBin Co-founder Peter Kazanjy has the process nailed. Here it is.
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Huge congratulations to First Round Partners Josh Kopelman and Rob Hayes on making this year's Forbes' Midas List! http://www.forbes.com/midas/
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This Is What Impactful Engineering Leadership Looks Like (Wisdom from Dropbox's Jessica McKellar on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/this-is-what-impactful-engineering-leadership-looks-like/
Jessica McKellar, former founder and now engineering manager at Dropbox, shares the tenets that have made her an effective technical leader.
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A startup's story can inspire investors, but only data can make them believe, says First Round's Phin Barnes (via The Wall Street Journal) http://blogs.wsj.com/accelerators/2015/03/06/weekend-read-raise-money-to-buy-data/
Phin Barnes, partner at First Round Capital: Essentially, the amount of capital you raise and who you partner with is like choosing your wireless data plan. You evaluate the price, but also the speed, the coverage, the phones you can use on the network and the terms in the contract. It sounds simple, but just like your mobile phone contract, choosing the right data plan can be tricky. When you think about how much to raise I recommend fast forwar...
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You Aren't Getting the Most Out of Your Investors — This is How to Start (New on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/you-arent-getting-the-most-out-of-your-investors-this-is-how-to-start/
Angel investor Paul Arnold has seen many companies fail to capitalize on the wisdom and resources of their investors. Here's how others have succeeded.
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First Round Capital joins Coca-Cola, MasterCard & Oracle on list of Top 50 Best Brands in Content Marketing http://kapost.com/kapost-50-content-marketing/
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How to Consistently Hire Remarkable Data Scientists - Advice from +Sailthru Data Chief Jeremy Stanley on First Round Review http://firstround.com/review/how-to-consistently-hire-remarkable-data-scientists/
Jeremy Stanley, Chief Data Scientist at Sailthru, shares the proven method that helped him build an exceptional team.
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This is How +Coursera Competes Against Google and Facebook for the Best Talent (New on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/this-is-how-coursera-competes-against-google-and-facebook-for-the-best-talent/
As head of engineering at Coursera, John Ciancutti needs to bring on the best talent. Here's his sure-fire formula for making his company competitive.
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Josh Kopelman's first article for First Round Review is a must read for startups navigating the current investing landscape. Survive the Series A Crunch with this advice.
http://firstround.com/review/what-the-seed-funding-boom-means-for-raising-a-series-a/
Josh Kopelman on why raising a Series A is harder than ever, and how startups can adapt to survive the changing investment landscape.
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We're excited to see Abra launch today to power financial inclusion and change the way people send money to each other around the world! Here's why First Round invested: https://medium.com/@HLMorgan/abra-innovation-in-remittance-b011d6a66ef6
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Survive the Leap to Hyper-Growth with This Advice from Steve Blank (New on First Round Review)
http://firstround.com/article/Steve-Blank-on
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The One Thing Every Leader Needs to Learn: How to Scale Change (new on First Round Review!) http://firstround.com/article/The-One-Thing-Every-Leader-Needs-to-Learn-How-to-Scale-Change
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We are a venture capital firm in San Francisco focused on transforming our portfolio of companies into a connected community of entrepreneurs who inspire, support and educate each other.