Posts Tagged ‘Founders’

The Four Skills That Will Get You Hired By A Startup

Written by Local Marketing on January 18th, 2013. Posted in News

People really underestimate how important hiring decisions are at startups,? says Elli Sharef, co-founder of HireArt, a recruiting firm serving San Francisco’s rising tech community. If you’re a team of two founders and you’re hiring your first, second, even tenth employee, the stakes are disproportionately high to find the right person with the right skills.?

Powervoice Pivots: No Longer Pays You To Post About Brands

Written by Local Marketing on October 24th, 2012. Posted in News

Powervoice , the social media marketing company founded by former IBM consultant Ryan Landau and his ex-Googler brother Andrew, has pivoted. Hard. And the founders have left the company. Originally, the service was operating as a place where users were paid to share brands' messages on social networks, in a manner similar to Adly but open to all – not just celebrities and other influentials.

Friends Are Swell. But Randi Zuckerberg, Producer Of Bravo Reality Show "startups: Silicon Valley," Wants Ratings

Written by Local Marketing on October 17th, 2012. Posted in News

Three weeks ahead of the premiere, a couple of the founders featured in the show by Zuck’s big sis have already been acquired by Facebook. How real is that?

A Revamped Delicious Increases Imagery & Adds Stacks?

Written by Local Marketing on September 28th, 2011. Posted in News

Back in May, the social bookmarking site Delicious was purchased from Yahoo! by AVOS (a company led by the founders of YouTube) and innovative features were promised for the community.