Part II of David Pakman's Open Door Interview Released and Featured on Business Insider

by ali 12. November 2014 12:06

David Pakman, Partner at Venrock Associates, shares exclusive advice for young professionals in Part II of his Open Door interview. David argues that enigneering is becoming the new "lingua franca" of business, and stresses the importance of the field in the future of the industry. Read the full Business Insider article below.

To This Venture Capitalist, One Degree Rules Above All


New Open Door Interview with David Pakman, Partner at Venrock Associates

by ali 7. November 2014 11:56

In the latest Open Door episode, Skiddy von Stade interviews David Pakman, Partner at Venrock Associates and one of the co-creators of Apple's Music Group. David used his two passions, technology and music, to pursue new innovations within the industries, leading him to co-found one of the first digital music lockers known as MyPlay. Today, he works as a venture capitalist in the space and offers great advice for both entrepreneurs and venture capitalists alike. Read the full Business Insider article below.

One Venrock Partner's Three Keys To Being a Killer Investor


3 Rules for Managing a Lengthy Recruiting Process

by ali 3. November 2014 13:17

In a recent article on Recruiter.com, Mary Gay Townsend, Senior Managing Director of Executive Search at OneWire, shares her expertise on how to deal with a lengthy hiring process as a recruiter. She focuses on three key actions recruiters must take to ensure that both the company and the candidate stay happy and engaged throughout the entire process. To read the full article, follow the link below:

3 Rules for Managing a Lengthy Recruiting Process

New Open Door Interview with Peter Boyce II, Co-Founder of Rough Draft Ventures, Released & Featured on Business Insider

by ali 24. October 2014 15:40

Peter Boyce II, Co-Founder of Rough Draft Ventures, was recently interviewed by Skiddy von Stade in the latest installment to the Open Door series. In the interview, Peter shares how he found his passion for venture capital by co-founding Rough Draft Ventures, a partnership designed to bring funding to student entrepreneurs. He also discussses the pros and cons of working in New York City vs. Silicon Alley, and why he thinks the city is the new hot spot for venture capital. Read the full article below:

Meet The Investor Funding Game-Changing Startups Run From College Dorms

Two More Big Banks Ponying Up to Attract Young Bankers

by ali 13. October 2014 17:00

Skiddy von Stade, CEO of OneWire, was recently quoted in a Fox Business article about how Wall Street is fighting Silicon Valley to attract the best talent. In the article, von Stade points to a growing importance of work-life balance for people working in finance, and suggests that this and an increase in salary are two major factors for banks looking to retain their top talent. Read the full article below:

"Two More Big Banks Ponying Up to Attract Young Bankers"

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Open Door Interview with Boon Sim, President of the Americas at Temasek, Released & Featured on Business Insider

by ali 8. October 2014 15:25

In the latest episode of the Open Door interview series, Skiddy von Stade sits down with Boon Sim, President of the Americas at Temasek, who shares his career path from starting off as an engineer to becoming the Global Head of M&A at Credit Suisse. Now, as President of the Americas at Temasek, he shares the three things he looks for while hiring and offers his advice for young professionals wanting to enter the industry. Read the full article below:

This Multbillion Fund Manager Looks For Three Things When He's Hiring For Employees

4 Things Recruiters Will Never Tell You

by ali 29. September 2014 09:08

Skiddy von Stade, Founder & CEO of OneWire, reveals four secrets job seekers should know about recruiters in a new article on Brazen Careerist. In the article, von Stade explains the grey areas of working with a recruiter, and how to optimize them to your advantage. Read the full article below:

4 Things Recruiters Will Never Tell You (That Dramatically Affect Your Job Search)

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Part II of Open Door Interview with Mark Patterson, Co-Founder of MatlinPatterson, Released and Featured on Business Insider

by ali 18. September 2014 13:46

In part two of Mark Patterson's Open Door interview, he talks about his experience as a competitive race car driver and the life skills he learned while on the racetrack. He also shares what he looks for in top talent, and how he used calculated risk-taking to get ahead, both while racing cars and co-founding the private equity firm, MatlinPatterson. Read the full article below:  

"A Wall Street Exec Explains What Instantly Turns Him Off When He Sees A Resume"

 

New Open Door Interview with Mark Patterson, Co-Founder of MatlinPatterson, Released & Featured on Business Insider

by ali 10. September 2014 15:01

The newest episode of the Open Door series features Mark Patterson, Co-Founder of MatlinPatterson. With over 40 years of experience in the finance industry, Mark shares his incredible story that began with a 1-way ticket to America at 25, and ends with co-founding a firm that currently has over $8 Billion in assets. Watch his interview and read the full article on Business Insider below: 

Private Equity Exec Mark Patterson Gets Super Candid About His Best And Worst Deals

New Open Door Interview with Fuad Sawaya, Co-Founder of Sawaya Segalas, Released and Featured on Business Insider

by ali 14. August 2014 15:03

Fuad Sawaya, Co-Founder of the highly successful investment bank, Sawaya Segalas, sat down with CEO Skiddy von Stade in the latest edition of the Open Door interview series, featured on Business Insider. Growing up in the midst of the Lebanese Civil War, Fuad learned to prize resilience and survival instinct, two of the main traits he has used to shape the company culture in his firm today. After the numerous challenges he faced in life, hear what it truly took him to become a successful Wall Street leader. 

"How One Wall Street CEO Left War Torn Lebanon To Start His Own NYC Investment Bank"

 

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