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Scalable Hiring Practices Rooted in Tradition

by StartUpNV on December 14, 2018

Gusto CEO Josh Reeves shares here how Gusto scales the unscalable parts of hiring, detailing his hiring philosophy and walking through three examples of steps Gusto takes to retain its unique culture and ensure its best traditions live on. @FirstRound

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What Does AirBnB's 'Shares for Hosts' Idea Imply for Blockchain Tomasz Tunguz

by StartUpNV on December 14, 2018

Last week, AirBnB proposed granting their most valuable hosts shares in the company, much like employees. This requires a change in securities law. Its a novel idea that has a history, promise and some risks. In 1998, an online travel agency, TravelZoo, tried this. They granted free shares to 700,000 people who signed up to use the service. Administration of these shares proved a headache for the company. Many of those who received the shares were unaware of conversion deadlines.@ttunguz

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How to Design a Better Pitch Deck

by StartUpNV on December 14, 2018

The following is an adaption of a presentation I give to YC startups before we have them create their presentation slide decks for Demo Day. Heres how to make a solid Demo Day slide deck. The thing to remember is that you already have everything you need to create a great presentation. @ycombinator

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What Do You Do When Someone "Steals" Your Amazing Idea

by StartUpNV on December 13, 2018

People tend to believe ideas are rare things but if a useful insight pops into your head, its most likely in other peoples minds as well. @nireyal

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5 Places to Look for a Technical Co-Founder

by StartUpNV on December 13, 2018

Some places to look for a technical co-founder for your #startup. @webinerds

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5 Female Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Triumphed Over 2018's Business Challenges

by StartUpNV on December 12, 2018

From coast to coast, I spoke with five female entrepreneurs who revealed their biggest challenge in business in 2018 and how they triumphed over it to grow and become much more successful. @deborahsweeney

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A Study of West Point Shows How Women Help Each Other Advance

by StartUpNV on December 12, 2018

Researchers focused on female cadets at the U.S. Military Academy.

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Donate to StartUpNV | StartUpNV

by StartUpNV on December 12, 2018

The US Department of Commerce tells us that Nevada ranks #1 in StartUp activity for 2018, but ranks 49th for venture and investment capital, mentorship, education, and other critical resources startup founders need to succeed. StartUpNV is working hard to better align our resource availability with our activity, but we need your help!

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Access is the Scarcest Commodity in Startupland Tomasz Tunguz

by StartUpNV on December 11, 2018

The SEC announced last week that it wants to find ways to let Main Street investors access stage private venture companies. This news item underscores an important trend that is reshaping the industry. Today in Startupland, startup access is the scarcest commodity. Everybody wants an allocation, an opportunity to invest in the very best companies. The SEC story highlights how much has changed in Startupland. In this post, Ill touch on three.

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With Just 8 Crucial Words, the Ex-CEO of Google Taught the Most Important Lesson Every Leader Must Learn

by StartUpNV on December 10, 2018

Find me five other leaders who will make a statement like this, especially when they know they're to blame.@BillMurphyJr

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A startup founder who's raised $10 million has a rule to weed out job candidates who seem a little too good to be true

by StartUpNV on December 10, 2018

If you've never failed before, you won't get a job at the home-maintenance startup Setter. @mark_abadi

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Father Vs. Son On Blockchain Trends: Q&A With Tim And Adam Draper

by StartUpNV on December 7, 2018

Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper and his son Adam Draper share bold insights on the past, present and the future of blockchain technology hinting that we could be about to experience the biggest financial change since the U.S. gold standard.@Forbes

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How being underestimated made these women more successful

by StartUpNV on December 7, 2018

The best antidote for underestimation is action @FastCompany

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The Arrogant VC: A View From the Trenches (full length version)

by StartUpNV on December 7, 2018

Below is the summary of all the answers I received to my recent post entitled "tell me why VCs are disliked by entrepreneurs". @fdestin

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Donate to StartUpNV | StartUpNV

by StartUpNV on December 7, 2018

The US Department of Commerce tells us that Nevada ranks #1 in StartUp activity for 2018, but ranks 49th for venture and investment capital, mentorship, education, and other critical resources startup founders need to succeed. StartUpNV is working hard to better align our resource availability with our activity, but we need your help!

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Google for Startups gets a rebrand and mentorship/workspace Residency program

by StartUpNV on December 7, 2018

Google maintains a number of programs catered towards supporting startups in various fields, while Alphabet runs the GV and CapitalG venture capital funds. Today, Google is rebranding its primary e@technacity

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The Path to $100B by Paul Buchheit

by StartUpNV on December 7, 2018

YC Partner and the creator of Gmail, Paul Buchheit in conversation with Geoff describes how he thinks about companies that manage to scale to the ultimate le...

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A former Google employee has written a hilarious survival guide for women: how to succeed 'without hurting men's feelings'

by StartUpNV on December 6, 2018

The book was inspired by true stories from the Sarah Cooper's own Google career, as well as her friends and co-workers. And it's hilarious.@julie188

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3 Women Who Never Thought They'd Work In Tech Reveal How They Switched Careers

by StartUpNV on December 5, 2018

In this day and age, changing careers isn't as unheard of as it used to be. In fact, it might even be more common than you think. According to a study conducted by Future Workplace, 91 percent of millennials expect to change jobs every three years @laurenvdana

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These are the things youre getting wrong in your hiring process

by StartUpNV on December 3, 2018

Bonoboss director of talent acquisition and The Muses VP of people and talent share why its crucial for companies to pay closer attention to their hiring experience from start to finish.@a_purbasari

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Startup grows from UNLV lab focused on genetics testing

by StartUpNV on December 3, 2018

Martin Schillers research lab at UNLV is creating far more than just experiments. The research completed inside the Schiller Laboratory of Applied Bioinformatics has led to Schillers @Bailey_Schulz

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YC Top Companies 2018

by StartUpNV on November 29, 2018

Y Combinators List of Top Companies, 93 of which are valued at more than 100MM @ycombinator

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The $60 Million Sneaker Merger

by StartUpNV on November 29, 2018

Resale app GOAT and resale temple Flight Club are joining forces. @camjwolf

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30 Under 30 2019

by StartUpNV on November 27, 2018

Forbes Presents the 30 Under 30 Class of 2019: 600 of the brightest young entrepreneurs, leaders, stars

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Banking Is Only The Beginning: 42 Big Industries Blockchain Could Transform

by StartUpNV on September 24, 2018

Banking isn't the only industry that could be affected by blockchain tech. Law enforcement, ride hailing, and many other sectors could also have blockchain in their future. @CBInsights

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