The Seed of an Idea to Seed Funding: The Startup Journey of Hiring Screen

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We were happy to hear of HiringScreen.com’s round of funding and wanted to find out more – this is Hiring Screen CEO and Co-Founder Richard Hanson’s journey from idea to seed funding.

In just over a year, Hiring Screen has grown to a ten person technology startup in one of Asia’s most prestigious accelerator programmes and secured funding from Angel Investors from Asia and Europe.

It would be nice to believe that this is a result of mine and my co-founder’s entrepreneurial dynamism, wisdom beyond our years, and impeccable timing. However, on reflection, it would appear we have followed a playbook that whilst certainly not dull, is pretty tried and tested!

Here’s the condensed Hiring Screen journey and a few tips for early-stage startup founders from my own experience.

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