Rob Biederman

Rob Biederman

Co-Founder and CEO of HourlyNerd
Rob Biederman is the co-founder and CEO of HourlyNerd, a service that connects businesses to top MBA students and alumni to solve critical business problems at affordable prices.
Hire Smart: How to Tell a Startup Superstar From a Weak Link
Hiring Employees

Hire Smart: How to Tell a Startup Superstar From a Weak Link

Every employee plays a huge role in the early days of a new business. It's important to find the right ones.
Do These 4 Things to Make Your Startup Irresistible to Backers
Venture Capital

Do These 4 Things to Make Your Startup Irresistible to Backers

By adopting an investor mindset, you'll reel in the Venture Capitalist funds.
5 Valuable Concepts I Learned Working for a Multibillion-Dollar Firm
Lessons

5 Valuable Concepts I Learned Working for a Multibillion-Dollar Firm

A startup CEO describes how his experience at Bain Capital shaped the way he approaches business.
Don't Hire a Consultant Until You've Vetted Them and Considered These 6 Points
Consultants and Advisors

Don't Hire a Consultant Until You've Vetted Them and Considered These 6 Points

Apply the same vigorous checking process you would use for full-time hires.
7 Key Steps to a Growth Strategy That Works Immediately
Growth Strategies

7 Key Steps to a Growth Strategy That Works Immediately

If you don't have a tangible plan, you're actually losing business -- or you're increasing the chance of losing business to competitors.
How to Choose Between a Specialist and a Jack-of-All Trades
Consulting

How to Choose Between a Specialist and a Jack-of-All Trades

Deciding on the right type of consultant need not be a baffling choice. You just need to know the right variables to consider.
5 Secrets to Recognizing an Industry Ripe for Disruption
Disruption

5 Secrets to Recognizing an Industry Ripe for Disruption

The two biggest advantages a startup can have are complacent competitors and their customers resigned to the status quo.
Will Virtual Marketplaces Disrupt Your Industry Next?
Online Business

Will Virtual Marketplaces Disrupt Your Industry Next?

Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit are growing in popularity and should continue to rise. Now's the time to look at your business and see if you can follow those companies' paths.
Ignore the Advice of These 3 People
Starting a Business

Ignore the Advice of These 3 People

When launching your business, it's a good idea to seek help. But who should you go to?