Why is raising capital more celebrated than building a business that is actually profitable? It may be a smarter play to join an actual business rather than a "concept company".
A bootstrapped company should be more attractive to people but for some reason, it is not. Today we are out to prove that driving a good business does not require venture capital and You do not need VC money to attract and hire the right talent.
"Bootstrapping is a way to do something about the problems you have without letting someone else give you permission to do them."
- Tom Preson-Werner, co-founder of Github
Meetul Shah CEO of DemandMatrix, Inc., is a tech entrepreneur, having successfully built 3 companies prior to starting Demand Matrix. His “entrepreneurial” vision and inspiration comes from his desire to create and bring products to the marketplace that can help solve problems he himself has faced in his career. The combination of his years as a successful entrepreneur combined with his tenure at Microsoft has given a strong shape to his business acumen and technical expertise.
Meetul has been featured in several major publications, like CIO, NYT, WSJ, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Venture Beat, and more.
If you were to ask him to introduce himself in less than 5 seconds, he’d probably just say he’s an idea machine, health freak, and wine lover! He is deeply passionate about Sales and Marketing Productivity given his time working for and selling to enterprise companies like Microsoft, DocuSign, Google, Cisco.
What is Bootstrapping?
Why Bootstrap your company?
Challenges faced while hiring
Solutions (what you learned):
As an Entrepreneur, where to Start?
Structure your process to allow for successful hiring
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Brian Erickson: Tapping into Veteran Talent Pools!
Kevin Castle: Short Cutting Your Hiring Process Because You Need To Make A Hire!
Olivia Melman: Interview Scheduling & Calendar Management Optimization!
Angelo Ponzi: Internal Marketing is the First Step in Employment Branding & Marketing
Marie Norman: Give Good People (Candidate) Experience with the 3 C's. Concede, Create, Consistency
Ryan Malone: The Importance of Building a High Scale, High Performing Remote Company!
Martin Herrington: I'm Down With H1B... Yea, You Know Me!
MJ Shores: Artificial Intelligence, Employment Branding & Talent Acquisition … Oh My!
Ben Mones- Need to Fill VS. Cultural Alignment
Lorraine Ladd: Learning Your ABC's. Always Be reCruiting!
Steve Higginbotham: Employee Engagement Starts From the Interview. Broken Interview, Broken Engagement!
Dr Deena Brown: The Hiring Power of Relationship Capital! Or You’ve Been Cat-fished
Ken Middleton: Thank You for Ghosting Me During Your Interview Process
Anderee Berengian: Hiring Good People is Hard....Not if You Hire for Culture First
Shane Bernstein: Removing the Obstacles (Comparison Shoppers) that are Slowing Down Your Hiring Process!
Marinela Gombosev: An Alternate Route for a Startup to Hire Salespeople
Angel Iscovich: Routine Hiring is Great for Business!
Lee Caraher: Boomerang Hires Knock Out All Others!
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