StartupDigest University: Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining the Best People

The first thing every startup needs?  Funding!  What’s the second? Talent!  Attracting and hiring the best talent is incredibly difficult and incredibly important.  It’s not just about finding someone with the skills, it’s also about fit, compensation and hiring talent in an efficient way. Luckily for entrepreneurs, Udemy and StartupDigest are back at it again with a new course: Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining the Best People.  This is a must attend course for every entrepreneur.

Udemy and StartupDigest realized a while ago that entrepreneurs need tactical knowledge rather than inspirational rhetoric.  So they co-launched a course to help startups raise money: Raising Capital for Startups.  The course was a huge success and the dynamic duo are back at it again with a new course: Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining the Best People. This course tackles the next big question startups face -“how to hire the best people as a startup?” -by using the same principles that made Raising Capital so successful: practical lectures by proven entrepreneurs in the field.

The Course

Udemy and StartupDigest know how hectic it is to be a startup, so this 6-part series is broken down to three essentials: (1) identifying talent, (2) figuring out what to pay the talent and (3) hiring the talent.  Even better?  The series is taught by some of the best in the business, 4 entrepreneurs now CEOs that have “done the biz” and run their own companies.  This means no philosophical theories, no high minded abstract ideas or academic musings just good practical lessons to “teach you, because you’re always hungry to add to your arsenal of hiring tips and tricks.”

The Info

Buy your tickets quick because they won’t last long.  The course is comprised of three sessions, every Monday beginning on January 10th until January 24th, from 6:30PM – 9PM.  Classes are held at the world renowned Wilson Sonsini law firm in Palo Alto, California, right in the heart of Silicon Valley.  Tickets can be purchased here on the website.  More details are below.

Each session is just $20.00.

Or the entire package for just $45.00!

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Course Details

January 10, 630-9pm:

  • Sourcing Great Candidates
  • Interviewing A Players

January 17, 630-9pm:

  • The Art of Compensation
  • Taking Advantage of International Talent

January 24, 630-9pm:

  • HR/Legal for Entrepreneurs
  • Closing Like a Champion


Monday, January 10, 2011 at 6:30 PM
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Monday, January 24, 2011 at 6:30 PM (PT


Wilson Sonsini
650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303