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Wednesday, November 16 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
What The Heck Are We Doing? Hiring Your First Employees.

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With the long laundry list that a startup has to get done, what role should a startup hire for first? Who should that person be? Join us for a panel of startup leaders at various stages on how they built their teams, from selecting co-founders to making their first hires. This will be a Q&A session, so come join the conversation!

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Gregory Rutty

CEO, Perfect Loop
Greg started his career as a book editor in New York City before joining Amazon's nascent textbook business where he led merchandising for the launches of Amazon Student and Textbook Trade-in. In addition to holding merchandising, category management, and product management roles... Read More →

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Brian Bosche

I am the CEO and Co-Founder of Slope, a SaaS that makes it easy for teams to collaborate on content. I organize the Seattle Content Marketing Meetup.I was in the original class of Venture for America Fellows, an entrepreneurship apprenticeship program that sends recent grads to startup... Read More →

Nishant Singh

CEO, Peach
Nishant is a serial entrepreneur who is currently CEO and co-founder of Peach, a lunch delivery platform backed by some of the region's premier investors including Mardona Venture Group, Vulcan Capital, and Maveron. Previously he co-founded Truffle.io and SupperMate in addition to... Read More →
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Swatee Surve

Founder & CEO, Litesprite
Swatee Surve, Litesprite Founder & CEO. Swatee is a digital health leader who has developed and launched disruptive technology-based healthcare businesses for Microsoft, Nike, T-Mobile, Premera Blue Cross and Eastman Kodak. These corporate efforts led to several commercialization... Read More →
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Arry Yu

CEO, Founder, GiftStarter.com
Arry Yu is an entrepreneur, tech CEO, public speaker, and professional guest blogger. She is the CEO and founder of GiftStarter.com, the award winning web gifting service that helps people share the cost of any gift sold online. She's also the Entrepreneur in Residence with PSP, Inc. She got her start and currently advises world class brands including Microsoft, Google, and L’Oreal at the intersection... Read More →

Wednesday November 16, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm PST
WeWork Holyoke (Basement Event Space)