June 12, 2012 by Terence LEE
Shit got down at a panel session on startup growth and scaling during the first day of Echelon 2012.
A very frank Brian Wong, the celebrated wunderkind entrepreneur and co-founder of US-based mobile advertising company Kiip, dished out some rapid thoughts about the early stages of building a company.
His most memorable quip though were his thoughts on first hires.
“During your hypergrowth, hire young people with no kids,” said the 21-year-old, who joined the panel late.
He reasoned that people with families are less able to handle the stress and commitment that comes with being an employee at a startup. Read more