Why should I even care about working at your startup?

It’s the point where you need to hire your first employees and guess what? Nobody gives a f**k about your startup! No one’s friend has worked there before and you cannot even find it on LinkedIn! Do these guys even have a customer?

As any organization of any size and type attracting the right people is key. People voluntarily join organizations for many reasons: money, status, mission, delusions of greatness, corporate car, fancy office.

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Marathon VC Podcast Episode 2: Drones

In this podcast, we are discussing with George Papavasileiou of Mindcore.gr about the most deployed robots in the world: drones. How they work, what are the use cases, what is the impact, what are the business models and what is the current regulatory framework? Learn about drones and take skyborne selfies or build the next big thing!

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Marathon VC Podcast Episode 1: Nick Papanotas on bots, Slack and distributed work

We are starting a new series of podcasts (in Greek) to present exciting new technologies, business models and the heroes of our ecosystem. In our inaugural episode, we are hosting Nick Papanotas of Geekbot.io, one of the most successful Slack bots. Panos and Nick will be discussing bots, Slack, the need for management tools and the nature of distributed work.

Let us know at Twitter or Facebook who would you like us to host in the future!

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Startup equity is a function of risk

How should equity be split among founders? What about employees or external partners? Entrepreneurs struggle with such questions in their quest to bring in people who can bring credibility, experience, and knowledge to the table. We have seen cap tables done both right and wrong. Here’s what we consider to be the first principle: Startup equity is a function of risk.

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