Engineering Funnel? 10 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Find And Hire Technical Talent

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For startups, especially at the early stages, finding and hiring technical talent is the single biggest bottleneck. This is a post covering 10 ways to do so; we advise entrepreneurs to experiment with all and double down on those that work best. 1) Post Publicly – This is an obvious one but how and where you post matters a lot. First, your own website should be a given. Second, it’s newsletters which many startups do. Something quarterly, meant for a broad audience of potential investors / hires / partners, is absolutely worth the couple hours you will spend working on it…....

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Amit Garg I have been in Silicon Valley for 20 years -- at Samsung NEXT Ventures, running my own startup (as of May 2019 a series D that has raised $120M and valued at $450M), at Norwest Ventures, and doing product and analytics at Google. My academic training is BS in computer science and MS in biomedical informatics, both from Stanford, and MBA from Harvard. I speak natively 3 languages, live carbon-neutral, am a 70.3 Ironman finisher, and have built a hospital in rural India serving 100,000 people.