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Finding Your Startup Job (Part 1): How and Where to Find Great Startups!



If you want to work at a startup, how do you find the RIGHT startup to join?

I share a two-part framework for reflecting on your interests + looking for rocketship startups that may lead to growth & career upside for you.

So, if you’re wondering how to find a startup to work for, watch to learn:
1. Where to start: your unique interests!
2. Where to find startups: newsletters, VC websites, and more!

Links ​to everything I mention in the video below πŸ™‚
– Sheryl Sandberg’s Rocketship Advice: www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Db0_RafutM
– TechCrunch: www.techcrunch.com
– Crunchbase: www.crunchbase.com
– Strictly VC: www.strictlyvc.com
– CB Insights: www.cbinsights.com/newsletter
– Top VCs: Sequoia, Benchmark, a16z, Accel, Lightspeed, Index, Bessemer, Greylock, Floodgate, Cowboy Ventures, Forerunner (Consumer), Emergence (Enterprise), Y Combinator. There are many more!
– Forbes Midas List: www.forbes.com/midas
– The Breakout List: www.breakoutlist.com
– Wealthfront Career-Launching Companies: blog.wealthfront.com/career-launching-companies-list
– The Enterprise Tech 30 by WingVC: www.enterprisetech30.com

Still deciding whether you want to work at a startup?
Check out my prior video: “Consulting vs. Startup? Should I work in Tech? Benefits of Consulting vs Startup as your first job!” www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIYilY9Z6ak

As always, I’d love to hear from you! let me know what you think and what questions remain πŸ™‚

Next up:
I’ll share how to think about what size, type of startup, and role you may want, as well as a play-by-play of how I found, chose, and got my job at Opendoor ☺️.

See you next week!

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