Interview David Bizer – Advice for future entrepreneurs
Summary of the interview with David Bizer, Talent Geek at HackFwd
David shares some advice for future entrepreneurs. If you have an idea you should move quickly. “Get to work and get your idea out”. In today’s world the bet that someone else has a similar idea are huge. When you are creating a product or a service for the internet speed is crucial. Don’t wait to long to release your idea. To illustrate his point David shares a quote from Reid Hoffman “If you’re not embarrassed by your first product release, you’ve released too late”…
You should also build a rock solid team. Team is an important asset for a new business. You should find co-founder who have a unified vision and having an extreme passion for the product or the service you are building. Co-founders need to share and be very clear about the initial to move forward. Build a team with varying skills set, with competencies in different fields. Don’t go for similar people or people having the same background. Do you have people with leadership competencies ? Do you have people with design competencies, with marketing experience,… In the last part of the interview, David explains how HackFwd helps the technical team
About David Bizer
David Bizer is HackFwd’s Chief Talent Geek. He is in charge of finding the best talent with the best ideas, and helps HackBoxes grow and develop. David has a strong experience in recruiting and hiring talent for internet companies. David worked for Netscape, Trilogy, and Google. In 2003, David was named the first European recruiter at Google.