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Cloud computing, startups, and venture capital

Hire the future startup stars

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Experience is often over-rated. Some of the most successful startup teams consisted of people that lacked relevant experience at the time they joined. But, what they lacked in experience, they more than made up for in sheer talent and hunger. In the early days, hire athletes. People with raw talent and a propensity to get things done. Don’t be resistent to recruiting people that are early in their careers. You’re looking for arbitrage opportunities. You’re looking for the future stars — because you likely can’t afford or convince the current stars.

via Startup Lessons From 17 Hard-Hitting Quotes In “Moneyball”.

 

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Written by John Gannon

February 2, 2012 at 1:47 pm

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