" rel="stylesheet">
Skip Main Navigation
Page Content
This event has ended

Enterprise Tech Meetup: Best Practices in Startup Hiring

Enterprise Tech Meetup

Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Enterprise Tech Meetup: Best Practices in Startup...

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Ticket Ended Free  

Who's Going

Loading your connections...

Share Enterprise Tech Meetup: Best Practices in Startup Hiring

Event Details

With startups, the key answers to success are: people, people and people. However, when starting or quickly growing a team, how do you identify and hire the right talent? Conversely, how can a candidate make themselves more attractive for a early-stage or quickly growing B2B company? 

Join us for October's Enterprise Tech Meetup which will feature a moderated panel of leading NYC entrepreneurs discussing best practices for hiring as well as ways to make yourself an attractive candidate for a startup.



David Teten, Partner, ff Venture Capital

David is Founder and Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater  New York.  He is a Mentor with Dreamit Ventures, Entrepreneurs Roundtable  Accelerator, Founder Institute (New York and Singapore), Lean Startup Machine, and  the Startup Leadership Program.

David was formerly Founder and Chairman of Navon Partners, a data and analytics  company focused on analyzing private companies; Acting CEO of Vertical Key, a web-based software service for managing large-scale events; Managing Director with Evalueserve, a 2,500-person global research and analytics company; and Founder and CEO of Circle of Experts, an investment research firm acquired by Evalueserve. David holds a Harvard MBA and a Yale BA, both with honors.


Sean Maclsaac, CTO, Yext

Sean MacIsaac serves as Yext's Chief Technology Officer. Sean was co-founder and CTO of Intwine, a software consulting company that he helped grow prior to completing its sale to Datran Media. After the acquisition, Sean was promoted to CIO of Datran, where his team supported the development and operations of Datran's core technology platform. Sean graduated with honors from Princeton University with a bachelor's in computer science.




Debbie Madden, Senior Vice President, Cyrus Innovation

For more than eight years, Debbie has effectively led the internal operations at Cyrus, including sales, recruiting, and finance. Debbie loves taking an idea from concept to completion, and developing processes that support Cyrus‘ growth and success. Her personal mission at Cyrus is to ensure we have the highest quality employees, the highest quality clients, and a highly efficient internal operations process that is proactive and enables the company to run smoothly.

Before Cyrus, Debbie flexed her entrepreneurial muscles by founding Fetch-a-Flick, Manhattan‘s only door-to-door DVD and snack delivery service back in 2002. In more corporate roles, Debbie served as Director of Customer Support at MircoStrategy, managing a 65-person department providing technical support throughout the Americas and Asia. Earlier in her career, she was an Associate Business Analyst at Kraft Foods where she was responsible for implementing standard practices across 55 US-based manufacturing plants.


Daniel Chait, Co-founder, Greenhouse

Daniel is the co-founder of Greenhouse - a modern, smart recruiting platform. Greenhouse automates and simplifies the best practices for recruiting top talent, continuously monitors your recruiting activity, and automatically suggests improvements.

Previously, Daniel co-founded Lab49, a global firm providing strategy, design and technology consulting, building advanced solutions for the world's leading investment banks, hedge funds and exchanges. With offices in New York, London and Dublin, Lab49 counts most of the world's largest banks as clients and is an industry leader in capital markets technology.

I teach a class called "How to Make Hiring a Strength of your Company", currently offered through General Assembly and the New York Angels education series.


6:00 - 7:00 PM Networking (drinks)

7:00 - 8:30 PM Panel including Q&A

8:30 - 9:00 PM Additional Networking

Follow us on Twitter




Thank You to Our Sponsors

Box was founded on a simple, powerful idea: people should be able to access and share their content from anywhere. Since 2005, Box has helped more than 11 million individuals, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies do just that. We want to reinvent what businesses can do with their content through Box's content sharing platform, made for a new kind of worker, a new kind of workplace and a new kind of IT.

MOJO is a talented group of web developers, web designers and app developers based in Providence, RI and New York, NY with clients in Providence, New York, Boston, and around the world. We use state-of-the-art technologies such as Node.js, Ruby on Rails, Backbone.js, PostGIS, and Redis to create digital products our clients - and their users - love. We have extensive experience designing and developing responsive, location-aware, geospatial, big-data, real-time, and social applications. We practiceAgile web development, iterative design, and work in week-long sprints that give our clients complete transparency and flexibility. Our web applications, mobile applications, and digital products solve real-world problems, resonate with users, scale with success, and redefine what’s possible on the web

SendGrid’s cloud-based email infrastructure relieves businesses of the cost and complexity of maintaining custom email systems. SendGrid provides reliable delivery, scalability and real-time analytics along with flexible API's that make custom integration a breeze.

Microsoft® BizSpark® is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, and providing marketing visibility. The program also includes access to Windows Azure, a flexible, comprehensive, and powerful cloud platform for the creation of web applications and services. Since it was established in 2008, more than 45,000 companies in over 100 countries have joined BizSpark. Click here to learn more.

Have questions about Enterprise Tech Meetup: Best Practices in Startup Hiring? Contact Enterprise Tech Meetup

When & Where

1290 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor
New York, NY

Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

  Add to my calendar


Enterprise Tech Meetup

The Enterprise Tech Meetup is the leading network of support for technology startups driving innovation in the enterprise.

Our New York City grown event series brings in senior corporate executives, mentors, entrepreneurs and investors to educate and develop the next generation of global businesses in this quickly growing $288B segment (Gartner).

The organization is a joint venture between:

  • Startup America partnership - a White-house led initiative to drive US Startup Innovation
  • Multiple venture and angel groups
  • Several corporate partners

Content will include demo days, as well as cross-industry and vertical specific lecture events including Fintech, Mediatech, Healthtech and IT. Read about some of our past events in BetaBeat, Business Insider, NYC Convergence and Startup America.

We're based out of New York City, but aim to record all of our events. If you're interested in contributing or sponsoring a future event, feel free to message one of the organizers.

  Contact the Organizer
Enterprise Tech Meetup: Best Practices in Startup Hiring
New York, NY Events Business

Interested in hosting your own event?

Join millions of people on Eventbrite.

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.