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    Hiring For A Startup

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    These are videos clips taken from actual Draper Univerisity lectures. You can learn about entrepreneurship directly from founders, VCs, execs, lawyers, and more.

    We’ve cut them up into short, easy clips for you. If you’d like to access the full lectures you’ll need to upgrade to a Superhero Membership.
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    Challenge

    CHALLENGE

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    Challenge

    CHALLENGE

    Learn by doing”. These are a list of activities that we’ve come up with to help you practice your entrepreneurial skills. Many of these are again, actual activities that we have students do at Draper Univeristy, designed to push you outside of your comfort zone.

    Absolutely feel free to post your progress or results and share with students so we can give you feedback!
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    Create a job on UpWork.com. Get applicants and intervie...

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    Go out and get a job (any job!) in just one day. Think ...

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    Convince someone to do your chores without pay and offe...

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    Come up with a good interview exercise, not just a que...

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    Convince someone to be your intern. How did you find th...

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    Discussion

    DISCUSSION

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    DISCUSSION

    We’ve come up with some discussion questions and topics to help you start thinking in the right direction about startups.

    Share your ideas and thoughts with other students. Keep an eye out for Draper U Alumni, mentors, and staff! We’ll come on regularly to give feedback, and share our own insights.
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    How would you determine how much equity your employees ...

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    Other than money, what do you think people care about w...

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    When hiring for your startup do you think technical pro...

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    How would you evaluate a prospective team member’s abil...

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    Would you prefer more of a flat transparent corporate c...

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    How would you create a company culture in a startup wit...

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    Reading

    READING

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    READING

    We’ve pulled together a collection of books and articles for you to supplement your learning. These are the same recommendations we give to students here at DU, we hope you find them just as helpful!
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    How to Hire for a Startup http://techcrunch.com/2015/07...

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    Gravity Payments raises their minimum salary to $70,000...

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    Tools

    TOOLS

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    Tools

    TOOLS

    Starting a company is hard enough on your own, everyone needs a little help. These are tools and servies already built by other entrepreneurs we think would help you get closer to your goals.

    We’ve tried to mostly find free to use tools, but some software may require a purchase.
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    Hire better through corporate storytelling for startups...

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    INFORMATION

    Who you put on your startup team will make or break your company. Learn about recruiting, how to interview effectively, and build good company culture.