Experts, Product & Design

Hiring Your First Engineer: A Technical Entrepreneur’s Take

How do you build your engineering/dev team from the ground up? There are a few different ways to do it, but unfortunately, none bring a guarantee of success. Let’s make a few assumptions: You are a founder, you have your idea, and you have your money. It is just you. You need to bring in […]






Experts, Hiring & Talent, Marketing & Growth, Resources

How to Hire a Content Marketing Consultant for Your Startup [Process & Checklist]

Editor’s note: We’ve seen a lot of demand for content marketing talent in our portfolio, including the need for freelancers and consultants. The key is to run a tight process and ask the right questions to vet your candidates. We reached out to a veteran content marketing consultant who works exclusively with startups to help.




Experts, Hiring & Talent

Seed-Stage Startups: Beware the “Stickiness Squeeze”

This post originally appeared on Medium and has been reproduced with permission. NextView is also an investor in thredUP. There’s a lot of negativity out there. From the public markets to the private markets, everyone is feeling valuations and optimism contract.


Hiring & Talent

Startup Founders’ Favorite Interview Questions to Judge Early Team Fit

At seed-stage startups, especially companies with well-networked founders and investors, finding applicants who can do a job on paper is not overly difficult. The true challenge is to find candidates who will mesh into a small, budding team and culture. As a result, the interview process during the seed stage can feel a bit more meandering to the hiring manager — who is most likely the […]