Build a strong team
  • Updated on 18 Jan 2019
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Build a strong team

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Finding the right people is one of the most important and difficult tasks for any company. This becomes even nerve wracking when you're trying to hire a co-founder.

If you compromise and hire someone mediocre you will always regret it. We like to warn founders of this but no one really feels it until they make the mistake the first time, but it can poison the culture. Mediocre people at huge companies will cause some problems, but it won't kill the company. A single mediocre hire within the first five will often in fact kill a startup. — Sam Altman, Y-Combinator

We've collected some of the best practices to hire the right people so you can get tips on how to assemble the right team for your startup.

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