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Verified Expert Brand Designer: Milkinside

Gleb Kuznetsov refuses to settle for less. After spending years leading product design for startups and corporate clients, Gleb started a boutique branding agency, Milkinside, that helps clients translate new technologies into useful products. Gleb and his team of experienced creators are committed to serving the end user, which is why they love taking products from zero to launch. Their services are expensive, partly due to their expertise in product development, motion graphic design and anima...
Tags: Startups, TC, Design, Marketing, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Branding, Brand Strategy, Personnel, Gleb, Gleb Kuznetsov, Verified Experts, Brand Designers, Milkinside, Jacob Hvid Stockholm Sweden


May Hot Jobs: Browse 360i’s Latest Openings

It’s finally May. The weather is heating up, the cold brew is flowing, and we are hiring. It’s been a great year so far, and it’s only getting better. 360i was named once again to the Ad Age A-List, marking the 9th year in a row that the agency has been honored in the annual ranking of top U.S. advertising agencies. We also launched an awesome campaign for OREO in honor of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, and took home Best in Digital Craft at The One Show for our work on the West...
Tags: Marketing, Careers, Chicago, Talent, New York Ny, 360i News, Advertising Jobs, Copywriter Performance Creative Atlanta GA, Integrated Media Chicago IL 360i Chicago


CEO Howard Lerman on building a public company and the future of Yext

It’s just over two years since Yext debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, and to mark the occasion, I sat down with co-founder and CEO Howard Lerman for an interview. As Lerman noted, Yext — which allows businesses to manage their profiles and information across a wide variety of online services — actually presented onstage at the TechCrunch 50 conference back in 2009. Now, it boasts a market capitalization of nearly $2.3 billion, and it just revealed plans to take over a nine-floor buildin...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, Enterprise, Media, Advertising Tech, Berlin, America, Tech, Chelsea, New York Stock Exchange, Talent, Philanthropy, Burger King, McDonald, LERMAN


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Phil Weiner

As a former entrepreneur turned independent designer, Phil Weiner gets the startup life. He often describes himself as a second co-founder for his clients, unafraid of 2AM phone calls and prepping pitch decks for investors. He’s a “full stack” creative director based in Oakland, CA with a passion for tackling cultural tension. Learn more about why design runs in his blood, his branding philosophy, and more. On his ideal client: “There are certain values that we have to have in line. The number...
Tags: Startups, TC, Washington Post, Linkedin, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Lucy, Branding, Ny Daily News, Don, Phil, London UK, Oakland CA, Brand Strategy, Personnel


LinkedIn integrates and updates jobs and hiring platforms, hits 20M job postings

LinkedIn, the social networking platform for the working world that’s now owned by Microsoft, has leveraged its role as a repository for people’s work profiles into making itself a job hunting and recruitment powerhouse. The company today has amassed more than 20 million job listings — up from a mere 300,000  five years ago — and sees its 600 million users collectively apply to jobs 25 million times per week. That activity also translates to big business: paid subscriptions specifically aimed...
Tags: Social, Startups, TC, Enterprise, Microsoft, Linkedin, Talent, Coursera, John Jersin, Jersin


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Kristine Arth

After spending a decade working at international design and branding agencies, Kristine Arth launched her own independent branding agency called Lobster Phone last April. Since then, she’s launched 22 brands under her unofficial tagline “I don’t sleep.” Lobster Phone, however, is all about creating iconic brands with bold personality, which Kristine passionately delivers to her clients. We spoke to Kristine about her branding philosophy, the story behind the name Lobster Phone, and why she loves...
Tags: Startups, TC, San Francisco, Tech, Chicago, Talent, Hiring, Columbia, Kristine, Personnel, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Kristine Arth, Lobster Phone, Julián Ríos Cantú México City Mexico Co


How Amazon’s HQ2 could disrupt government IT, for the worse

Giacomo Bagarella Contributor Share on Twitter Giacomo Bagarella works for the Massachusetts Digital Service, where he leads projects to improve the way the state serves constituents. In his spare time, he thinks and writes about the impact of emerging technologies on society and national security. Follow him on Twitter @g_bagarella. When Amazon entered markets like bookselling or groceries, its competition proved highly dis...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Column, Maryland, Washington, Government, Boston, Virginia, Massachusetts, New York City, Stem, Tech, Policy, Information Technology, Beltway, Talent


3 key secrets to building extraordinary teams

David Cancel Contributor Share on Twitter David Cancel is the CEO and founder of Drift. He is a five-time founder, two-time CEO, podcast host and best-selling author of Conversational Marketing. Follow him on Twitter @dcancel. Developing new technology, identifying product/market fit, creating a go-to-market strategy… When building businesses, these are the types of challenges entrepreneurs tend to spend the majority of their t...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Column, Boston, San Francisco, Tech, Recruitment, Talent, Seattle, Drift, Hiring, Growth, Best Practices, EMEA, Personnel, Twitter David Cancel


Verified Expert Brand Designer: The Working Assembly

The Working Assembly began as a side hustle. Jolene Delisle and Lawrence O’Toole juggled full-time jobs while collaborating on projects for startup clients, and they eventually realized there was an opportunity to help companies with branding, marketing, and advertising. In the past four years, TWA has grown from a team of two to a team of twenty in NYC’s Flatiron district. We spoke with Creative Director and Partner Jolene Delisle about their start, their new initiative 24-Hour Assembly—a ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Lawrence, Zola, Flatiron, TWA, Personnel, Lawrence O Toole, Michael Wayne, Verified Experts, Brand Designers, Working Assembly


How to source hard-to-fill programming positions

Zack Burt Contributor Zack Burt is an American computer programmer He founded Code For Cash, the tech recruiting firm. The competition is intense for great tech talent, and it’s even harder to find the most qualified people who are also the right fit for your company This article shares some practical processes that you can add to your human resources function in order to accelerate the programmer pipeline, based on the years I have spent as a hiring focused soft...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Craigslist, Tech, Reddit, Talent, Hiring, Personnel, Zack Burt Contributor Zack Burt, Github Channels LinkedIn


The new new web

Over the last five years, almost everything about web development has changed. Oh, the old tech still works, your WordPress and Ruby On Rails sites still function just fine — but they’re increasingly being supplanted by radical new approaches. The contents of your browser are being sliced, diced, rendered, and processed in wholly new ways nowadays, and the state of art is currently in serious flux. What follows is a brief tour of what I like to call the New New Web: Table of Contents Single-P...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Facebook, Science, Web Development, Web Design, Developer, CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, Php, Javascript, Hack, Computing, Html, Search Engine, Api


How do you hire a great growth marketer?

Julian Shapiro Contributor Share on Twitter Julian Shapiro is the founder of BellCurve.com, a growth marketing agency that trains you to become a marketing professional. He also writes at Julian.com. More posts by this contributor How do you hire a great growth marketer? How do startups actually get their content marketing to work? Editors Note: This article is part of a series that explores the ...
Tags: Google, Social, Startups, Facebook, Ecommerce, Column, Y Combinator, Pinterest, Social Networks, Marketing, Tech, Hack, Talent, Sales And Marketing, Google Shopping, TechStars


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Ramotion

Ramotion is a remote branding and product design agency that has worked with Bay Area tech startups since 2014. While they typically do branding for funded, fast-growing startups, Ramotion has helped companies ranging from Bitmoji’s early brand identity to Mozilla’s rebrand. We spoke to Ramotion’s CEO Denis Pakhaliuk about their iterative approach, his favorite branding projects and more.   Ramotion’s branding philosophy: “We are a big fan of starting small: designing a small package...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Mozilla, Talent, Hiring, Branding, Bay Area, Personnel, Bitmoji, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Ramotion, Denis Pakhaliuk, Kevin Sproles Austin


Help TechCrunch find the best startup growth marketing agencies

While billions of people are now online, thousands of companies large and small are using every channel they can to reach them. Companies like Slack, Airbnb, Pinterest, Instagram, and Dropbox have become dominant players in their market in the course of a few years, but how did they do it? As traditional marketing channels, like newspapers, TV, and PR, become less effective, how do startups go from zero users to their first one million customers? Today, we’re launching a new initiative to he...
Tags: Startups, TC, Sales, Tech, Hack, Talent, Sales And Marketing, Nominations, Hiring, Product Management, Online Advertising, Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking, Personnel, Verified Experts, Slack Airbnb Pinterest Instagram


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Lake Buckley

In 2017, Lake Buckley turned down an in-house role at Patagonia to launch her freelance design career in a 400 sq. ft studio in Brooklyn, NY. Since then, the RISD-trained designer and art director has helped founders bring their mission-driven brand to life. We spoke with Lake about why she chose to become an independent designer, what makes a successful client collaboration, and what projects she’s most proud of (hint: one of them involves fig wasps). Why she likes working with founders: ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Patagonia, Talent, Hiring, Lake, Brooklyn NY, RISD, Personnel, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Lake Buckley


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Mark Forscher

After leading design teams at Code and Theory, ABC News, and Newsweek Digital, Mark Forscher retired his managerial hat and decided to start his own creative studio called Under After in 2008. His natural interest in technology coupled with his background in branding and product design, makes him an obvious collaborator for founders looking to launch their company. We talked to him about his creative process, some of his favorite branding projects, and more.   Mark’s branding philosophy: “...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Nike, Talent, Abc News, Hiring, Mark, Parsons, MFA, Personnel, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Mark Forscher, Newsweek Digital


Diving into Google Cloud Next and the future of the cloud ecosystem

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Frederic Lardinois and Ron Miller offered up their analysis on the major announcements that came out of Google’s Cloud Next conference this past week, as well as their opinions on the outlook for the company going forward. Google Cloud announced a series of products, packages and services that it believes will improve the company’s comp...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Startups, TC, Cloud, Facebook, Enterprise, Developer, Government, Events, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, SaaS, Aws, Talent, Ron


HQ Trivia replaces Quiz Daddy Scott Rogowsky

Quiz Khalifa aka Host Malone aka Trap Trebek aka HQ Trivia’s Scott Rogowsky has been pushed out of the live mobile gaming startup. The two split due to disagreements about Rogowsky attempting to take a second full-time job hosting sports streaming service DAZN’s baseball show ChangeUp while moving to only hosting HQ on weekends, TMZ first reported. HQ wanted someone committed to their show. Now HQ co-founder and CEO Rus Yusupov confirms to TechCrunch that Rogowsky will no longer host HQ Trivia. ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Mobile, Gaming, Apps, Cbs, Talent, Trivia, Richards, Facebook Snapchat, Colin Kroll, Matt Richards, Scott Rogowsky, Rogowsky, DAZN, Yusupov


Verified Expert Lawyer: Adam Zagaris

Adam Zagaris prides himself in being an outside general counsel who helps startups get day-to-day paperwork done efficiently and well — particularly when they are facing off against tough bigger partners.  Although he started his career at big Silicon Valley law firms, he has built a streamlined practice at Moonshot Legal in recent years that covers everything from contracts and terms to intellectual property and human resources.  He gives his no-holds-barred view of his practice and the startu...
Tags: Google, TC, New York, London, Maryland, California, Washington, India, San Francisco, Tech, Indiana, Dallas, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Jeremy, Talent


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Character

Character is celebrating its 20-year anniversary this year, and this SF-based branding and design agency has a lot to be proud of. Founded by Ben Pham, Tish Evangelista, and Rishi Shourie, Character has helped startups like Doordash, Glint, Molekule, and many others, launch their companies into the world. We interviewed co-founder Ben Pham about Character’s early days, their commitment to collaborating with mission-driven founders, and why relationships define who they are and what they do as a ...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, California, La, San Francisco, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Gary Friedman, Personnel, Ben Pham, Verified Experts, Brand Designers, Ben Pham Tish Evangelista, Rishi Shourie Character


Brand is more than meets the eye

Emily Heyward Contributor Share on Twitter Emily Heyward is the Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer at Red Antler, the leading brand company for startups and new ventures. Emily works closely with founders to develop purposeful, strategic visions for their business idea and has led branding efforts for top companies such as Casper, Allbirds, and Brandless. Editor’s note: This guest post is a part of our latest initiative to ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Electronics, Entrepreneur, Tech, Nike, Editor, Casper, Talent, Hiring, Startup Company, Product Management, Branding, Emily, Brand Strategy


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Red Antler

In 2007, Emily Heyward, JB Osborne, and Simon Endres began their own entrepreneurial journey began and they left their corporate jobs to start a brand design agency called Red Antler. They not only believed in the power of branding to drive growth and scale, but they also wanted to work exclusively with startups. Since then, Red Antler has become an industry powerhouse designing and launching brand identities for companies, like Casper and Brandless, into the world. We spoke with Emily, Red Ant...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, Tech, New Zealand, Casper, Talent, Hiring, Emily, Personnel, Red Antler, Emily Heyward, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Emily Heyward JB Osborne


Should you hire an in-house designer or a contractor?

Katherine Gustafson Contributor More posts by this contributor For Basecamp, brand identity and product development are all about the customer How to develop a brand identity system (like Intercom) Editor’s note: This post is a part of our latest initiative to demystify design and find the best brand designers and agencies in the world who work with early-stage companies — nominate a talented brand designer you’ve worked with. During a de...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Author, Designer, Editor, Linguistics, Graphic Design, Talent, Hiring, Red Hat, Product Management, Branding, Contractor, GRAMS, Personnel


When to ditch that nightmare customer (before they kill your startup)

Joe Procopio Contributor Share on Twitter Joe is a multi-exit, multi-failure entrepreneur. Joe is currently building Spiffy, and previously sold Automated Insights, sold ExitEvent, and built Intrepid Media. Find more about Joe at joeprocopio.com or @jproco on Twitter. Three million dollars. That’s the largest amount of money I’ve ever walked away from in terms of a customer contract that I decided we shouldn’t take.  It suck...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Business, Marketing, Sales, Tech, Customer Experience, Hack, Talent, Growth, Joe, Scaling, Business Development, Brand Management, Customer Acquisition


Peter Kraus dishes on the market

During my recent conversation with Peter Kraus, which was supposed to be focused on Aperture and its launch of the Aperture New World Opportunities Fund, I couldn’t help veering off into tangents about the market in general. Below is Kraus’ take on the availability of alpha generation, the Fed, inflation vs. Amazon, housing, the cross-ownership of US equities by a few huge funds and high-frequency trading. Gregg Schoenberg: Will alpha be more available over the next five years than it has bee...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Europe, Japan, Real Estate, Enterprise, Finance, Government, Films, US, Tech, Banking, Policy, United States, Aperture, Army


Three keys to cultivating an effective product development culture

Scott Tong Contributor Share on Twitter Scott Tong is a startup advisor and entrepreneur in residence at IMO Ventures. Previously he was head of product design at Pinterest, co-founder at IFTTT, and principal designer at IDEO. Follow him @ScottTong on Twitter. Editor’s note: This guest post is a part of our latest initiative to demystify design and find the best brand designers and agencies in the world who work with early-sta...
Tags: Amazon, Energy, TC, Column, Design, Technology, Pinterest, Articles, Tech, Culture, Editor, Talent, Usability, Product Management, Branding, User Interfaces


Startup Law A to Z: Regulatory Compliance

Startups are but one species in a complex regulatory and public policy ecosystem. This ecosystem is larger and more powerfully dynamic than many founders appreciate, with distinct yet overlapping laws at the federal, state and local/city levels, all set against a vast array of public and private interests. Where startup founders see opportunity for disruption in regulated markets, lawyers counsel prudence: regulations exist to promote certain strongly-held public policy objectives which (unlike...
Tags: Google, Security, Startups, TC, Lawsuit, Legal, Taxes, Privacy, Law, Finance, Government, Employment, Tech, Tax, Banking, Policy


Aperture’s Peter Kraus takes aim at passive ETFs and the ‘illusion of free’ with new startup

“We’re breaking beta from alpha. That doesn’t exist anywhere. We’re literally saying, ‘Only pay us for alpha and define beta. Nobody has done that.” That’s an energized quote from legendary Wall Streeter Peter Kraus. For those not familiar with the lingo, I’ll translate: Kraus’s new company Aperture, which has just launched a new mutual fund offering (yes, you read that right: a new financial start-up is launching mutual funds in 2019), is seeking to create a true blue pay-for-performance model ...
Tags: TC, New York, Interviews, Finance, Government, Tech, Banking, Policy, Aperture, Stocks, Private Equity, Goldman Sachs, Talent, Stock Market, Goldman, Kraus


Aperture’s Peter Kraus takes aim at passive ETFs and the “illusion of free” with new start-up

“We’re breaking beta from alpha. That doesn’t exist anywhere. We’re literally saying, ‘Only pay us for alpha and define beta. Nobody has done that.” That’s an energized quote from legendary Wall Streeter Peter Kraus. For those not familiar with the lingo, I’ll translate: Kraus’s new company Aperture, which has just launched a new mutual fund offering (yes, you read that right: a new financial start-up is launching mutual funds in 2019), is seeking to create a true blue pay-for-performance model ...
Tags: TC, New York, Interviews, Finance, Government, Tech, Banking, Policy, Aperture, Stocks, Private Equity, Goldman Sachs, Talent, Stock Market, Goldman, Kraus


Let’s Get Growing: Evergreen Talent Teleconference

Non-stop growth. Evergreen Talent Spring is here. Let’s get growing! You’ve been asking me for this and I’ve finally decided to say yes and share my latest thought-leadership on how to seed, cultivate, and grow a sustainable workforce. My forthcoming book, Evergreen Talent, won’t be out until 2020. However, I’m going to give you a jump start on the competition. Want to achieve non-stop growth? If you answered yes, then you’ll want to attend my upcoming teleconference on how to seed, culti...
Tags: Leadership, Business Growth, Talent, Talent Acquisition and Retention, Talentmaximizer, Employeeretention