“Pick something that you love (in terms of an idea)”
“You can finish 80% of the work in 20% of the time!”
“It’s necessary to have a co-founder who questions you!”
– Amrit Aacharya and Guruprakash Sivabalan, founders of Xobin (platform that aims to make startup tech hiring simple)
In this week’s episode, we talk to Amrit Aacharya and Guruprakash Sivabalan. They’re the founders of Xobin. This is a startup that simplifies startup tech hiring! They do this by providing an online platform to test and interview full stack developers. The company aims to make hiring a simple 2 step process. This saves startup technical engineer’s valuable time in screening and interviewing.
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Both Amrit and Guru have had startup experiences before Xobin. They love interviewing and hiring people and saw that the market lacked a tool for startup tech hiring. This got them thinking and coming up with this solution. Solid advice interspersed with lots of humor were the hallmarks of this interview This is a must listen episode!
Following are the resources that Amrit and Guru shares with us on the show:
- Xobin – Their company that simplifies your startup tech hiring needs! Check them out free for upto interviews
- There are plenty of book recommendations they give. These include – “Zero to One” by Peter Thiel, “Rework” by the founders of 37signals, “How Google works” by Google executives, “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” (the classic) by Robert Kiyosaki, “Leading” by Sir Alex Ferguson (yes, Man United’s manager), “Purple Cow” by Seth Godin, “Predictive Revenue…” and “CEO Flow…” by Aaron Ross – Phew!
- You can get in touch with Guru via @_Guruprakash and the company via Facebook and Twitter
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How do you like the concept of Xobin? Do you think it helps in simplifying startup tech hiring? Will you try them out for your own startup tech hiring? Amrit, Guru and us would love to know, drop us an email at ram AT foundersgyan.com or use the comments box below!