StartUpHire Co-Founder Steve Fredrick honored by NVCA for Outstanding Service

April 25th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

We are very proud to announce that our Co-Founder Steve Frederick was honored yesterday with an outstanding service award from the National Venture Capital Association for his work in founding StartUpHire.com. It’s an honor for the whole company to get such recognition. Thanks to the NVCA for their continuing support. VIENNA, Va., April 25, 2012 [...]

Mid-Atlantic “Capital Connection” deadlines approach

April 13th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

The deadline for applying to this year’s TechBUZZ is May 4th. TechBUZZ gives Seed Stage startups the opportunity to showcase what they’ve got in front of  Top Tech who’s who. It shines a well deserved spotlight on some of the area’s most innovative young growth companies and is not to be missed.Don’t miss your chance [...]

First hand insight to working at a startup

April 10th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

We came across this great article on Nextgen Journal today. Author Lynne Guey interviewed employees at startup Fracture and asked their personal thoughts on working at a startup. Solid insight and definite themes of the need to be flexible and accountable. Just a few of reasons we think working for a startup is one of [...]

100 Days At A Startup

April 9th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

We’re re-blogging a great post from Lock, Stock, and Barrel today. Great insight into what working at a startup offers, besides just a paycheck. One quote mentioned from Steve Jobs sums it up particularly well: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I’m about to do today? [...]

The art of the startup pivot

April 4th, 2012 by Rleenaerts

We have a great guest blog from Karan Jain today. Karan recently participated in the Lean Startup Machine‘s Dc workshop March 23-25, and came out with a new appreciation for the power of the pivot. We thought this would be great insight for you- enjoy!   Pivots are everywhere or how I learned from my [...]

Startup interview question: What kind of manager are you?

April 2nd, 2012 by Rleenaerts

Identifying your Management Style By: Jeff Patterson The idiom says “it takes all types,” and this is certainly true in technical environments. Some managers are at their best when on the floor with the staff, getting involved with the workflow. Others are more comfortable behind the scenes, prepping procedures and fine-tuning contingency plans. There is [...]