20VC FF 028: Where To Start Your Startup and Single Founder vs Co-Founder Model with Richard Hanson, Co-Founder & CEO @ HiringScreen
1.) What were the origins of Hiring Screen? What was the a-ha moment for Richard?
2.) What advice would Richard give to founders contemplating entering accelerators? What should they look for and why should they be wary of?
3.) Why does Richard believe that a startup with multiple founders is more beneficial than single founder startups? What would he suggest someone looking to find a co-founder is to do?
4.) Why did Richard start Hiring Screen in Hong Kong? What are Richard’s views on Asia’s emerging tech scene? What advice would Richard give to a founder deciding where to start a startup?
5.) What has been the most challenging element of growing Hiring Screen? How did Richard overcome it and alter the company from there?
6.) If Richard were to found Hiring Screen again, what would he do differently? Is there anything he wishes he had known before the process?