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Bridget Harris co-founder & CEO@bridgettoday

Weve got no money so we have to think

Ernest Rutherford, Physicist

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Youll grow quicker!

Youll make more money!

Youll access great advisors!

it takes about ten years before your company really hits its stride.

http://b-i.forbesimg.com/alexkantrowitz/files/2013/12/ben-chestnut.jpeg

The strategies employed to pursue the 30% for $3M, are often in direct opposition to the strategies needed for a 0.3% shot at making $300M

Image: http://cdn.everydaycarry.com/uploads/15-06-16/155801af1c1b8f.jpg

Maybe some percentage, larger than 95% of VCs, add zero value, and 70% of VCs add negative value in advising.

Government is the badge of lost innocence

Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776

There are only two possible outcomes to this decision: Hire or No Hire.

Joel Spolsky, JoelonSoftware.com

We made three main assumptions

not LondonLondonImage: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedfordshire

Image: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedfordshire

Image: http://beatimpostorsyndrome.net/impostor-cat.jpg

We were wrong about all three assumptions

not BedfordImage: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seville#/media/File:Spain_location_map.svg

not Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedforddefinitely not Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedford

how we hire

actual classical musician

stage 1 - the advert

On stage one, we say NO when...

stage 2 - the questionnaire

On second round, we say NO when we see...

On second round, we say NO when we see...

On second round, we say NO when we see...

On second round, we say NO when we see...

On second round, we say NO when we see...

On second round, we say NO when we see...

Stage 3 - the video call

On third round, interview / skype round, we say NO when

At every stage we are looking for reasons not to hire them.

If not them, then who?

stage 4 - the contract

questions.

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PowerPoint Presentation

Bridget Harris co-founder & CEO@bridgettoday

Weve got no money so we have to think

Ernest Rutherford, Physicist

https://assets.entrepreneur.com/content/16x9/822/20151125052533-shutterstock-199610807.jpeg

Youll grow quicker!

Youll make more money!

Youll access great advisors!

it takes about ten years before your company really hits its stride.

http://b-i.forbesimg.com/alexkantrowitz/files/2013/12/ben-chestnut.jpeg

The strategies employed to pursue the 30% for $3M, are often in direct opposition to the strategies needed for a 0.3% shot at making $300M

Image: http://cdn.everydaycarry.com/uploads/15-06-16/155801af1c1b8f.jpg

Maybe some percentage, larger than 95% of VCs, add zero value, and 70% of VCs add negative value in advising.

Government is the badge of lost innocence

Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776

There are only two possible outcomes to this decision: Hire or No Hire.

Joel Spolsky, JoelonSoftware.com

We made three main assumptions

not LondonLondonImage: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedfordshire

Image: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedfordshire

Image: http://beatimpostorsyndrome.net/impostor-cat.jpg

We were wrong about all three assumptions

not BedfordImage: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seville#/media/File:Spain_location_map.svg

not Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedforddefinitely not Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedfordnot Bedford

how we hire

actual classical musician

stage 1 - the advert

On stage one, we say NO when...

stage 2 - the questionnaire

On second round, we say NO when we see...

On second round, we say NO when we see...

On second round, we say NO when we see...

On second round, we say NO when we see...

On second round, we say NO when we see...

On second round, we say NO when we see...

Stage 3 - the video call

On third round, interview / skype round, we say NO when

At every stage we are looking for reasons not to hire them.

If not them, then who?

stage 4 - the contract

questions.