Startup Business First Revenue Employee – Base Salary, Commissions, Titles and Stock Options

First Revenue Employee – Base Salary, Commissions, Titles and Stock Options

This is a Part 2 for the First Revenue Employee Hire – What’s realistic for Startup. You’ve raised some convertible debt or a small angel round… First, let’s talk about what do you need from your first Revenue Employee? Revenue (duh!) Customer Feedback by selling – not survey You can have an intern survey perspective …

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Startup Business First Revenue Employee Hire – what’s realistic for a startup?

First Revenue Employee Hire – what’s realistic for a startup?

So, you’re hiring your first Revenue Employee for your new startup, Congrats! I’ve called in revenue because sometimes it’s called called Sales, or Business Development (Biz Dev) or Sales and Marketing. But make no mistake, this first hire is about revenue and getting revenue traction. It’s not about “strategizing” about getting revenue. This isn’t about …

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