Get Ready To Onboard Your New CEO!

As a startup founder or primary investor, hiring a great CEO is crucial for the success and growth of the company.

A great CEO can provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction that can take the startup to the next level.

Working with experienced CEO search firms like Funded.club can help startup founders identify and attract top talent with the skills and experience needed to lead the company through the challenges of the startup journey.

A great CEO should have a strong track record of success, leadership abilities, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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About The Startup CEO Role 

The main duties of a good CEO in a startup include providing leadership, setting strategic direction, developing and implementing business plans, managing operations and resources, building and managing relationships with stakeholders, and ensuring financial stability and growth.

A great CEO should have strong leadership abilities, strategic thinking skills, the ability to motivate and inspire team members, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to adapt quickly to changes in the market and the company's needs. Ultimately, a great CEO is critical to the success and growth of a startup.

 

 

Key Attributes of a Great CEO

  • Vision and Strategy: Great CEOs should have a clear vision and the ability to develop a strategic plan that aligns with the company's goals. They should be able to anticipate trends and opportunities, and make data-driven decisions to achieve the company's vision.

  • Leadership abilities: A great CEO should have strong leadership abilities and be able to motivate and inspire team members, set clear expectations, and provide guidance and support when needed. They should create a positive work culture and be able to attract and retain top talent.

  • Financial acumen: A startup CEO should have strong financial acumen and be able to manage financial resources effectively. They should be able to create and manage budgets, monitor cash flow, and identify opportunities to increase revenue and profitability.

  • Adaptability: They should be able to adapt quickly to changes in the market and the company's needs. They should be able to pivot strategies and tactics to take advantage of new opportunities and overcome challenges.

  • Communication skills: A competent CEO should have excellent communication skills and be able to effectively communicate the company's vision, goals, and strategies to stakeholders, including employees, investors, and customers. They should be able to explain complex concepts in simple terms and build strong relationships with stakeholders.

 

Positions We Fill

How Funded.club Can Help You

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
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Testimonials

"Funded.club was absolutely an integral piece of our process to find-test-hire people for our company lately. This not only saved us quite literally munltiple months of work in pre-screenings, but also efficient in finding candidates that we basically removed the need for a recruitment team altogether. this allowed us to focus resources on more critical things that every company should be doing, like building the product!"

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Jiří Třečák

CEO & HEAD OF TECHNOLOGYSUPERNOVA(Y COMBINATOR ALUMNI W19)

"Working with Funded.club has been a wonderful experience. The staff is highly experienced, saved us tons of time and are results driven. All of it is a fraction of traditional recruitment agency costs. Highly recommended for fast-growing startups and scale-ups!"

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Johannnes Koeppel

CO-FOUNDER & CEOWETRAVEL

"We were struggling to find the right person for our senior dev role and so got in touch with Funded.Club. They quickly found candidates that fitted with our requirements and culture and we were able to fill the position. Thanks to Emma for your effort which saved us lots of time and cost."

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Tony Stanley

PEOPLE AND OPERATIONS MANAGERMSUPPLY, NEW ZEALAND

"At Tesseract.io we are constantly looking for talents to join our ever-growing team. The Funded.Club team has helped tremendously in our hiring process. In addition to the responsiveness, they provide weekly summaries throughout the hiring progress. Candidates presented were pre-screened and of good quality. Candidates start streaming in very quickly after our kick-off meeting, usually within the same week. They've helped us with multiple technical positions that we previously struggled to fill. We will definitely use them for future hires. "

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Colin Lee

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICERTESSERACT.IO, SINGAPORE

"We worked with Bulent and Funded.club to successfully recruit a Senior Software Engineer. Bulent advised us on the brief, provided valuable insights on salary ranges and then worked diligently to provide us with an excellent shortlist of candidates. Bulent is a great communicator and provided straightforward advice which helped us rapidly conclude our search confident we had the best candidate in the market for our brief."

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Why Choose Us?

We charge low fixed fees starting at $4500 / €3600* per hire - we reduce cost-per-hire by >70%

​Our CEO search team think and operate like founders and not like typical agency staff.

We screen candidates that work well in a startup culture of rapid growth in a fast-changing environment

​​Guaranteed results - first candidates in 7 days and a shortlist of the best candidates in the market in 14 days

We help you build and protect your employer brand

We help you understand your ROI with weekly updates and stats

Our clients become GDPR-compliant immediately while using our tools (don't underestimate this!)

Join a club of founders with growing resources, advice and a network of valuable contacts

Testimonials

"Funded.club was absolutely an integral piece of our process to find-test-hire people for our company lately. This not only saved us quite literally munltiple months of work in pre-screenings, but also efficient in finding candidates that we basically removed the need for a recruitment team altogether. this allowed us to focus resources on more critical things that every company should be doing, like building the product!"
jiri-testimonials-draft-image-for-funded-club-recovered_orig-1

Jiří Třečák

CEO & HEAD OF TECHNOLOGYSUPERNOVA(Y COMBINATOR ALUMNI W19)

"Working with Funded.club has been a wonderful experience. The staff is highly experienced, saved us tons of time and are results driven. All of it is a fraction of traditional recruitment agency costs. Highly recommended for fast-growing startups and scale-ups!"
johannes-testimonials-draft-image-for-funded-club-recovered_orig-1

Johannnes Koeppel

CO-FOUNDER & CEOWETRAVEL

"We were struggling to find the right person for our senior dev role and so got in touch with Funded.Club. They quickly found candidates that fitted with our requirements and culture and we were able to fill the position. Thanks to Emma for your effort which saved us lots of time and cost."
Tony Stanley mSupply Testimonials draft image for funded-club

Tony Stanley

PEOPLE AND OPERATIONS MANAGERMSUPPLY, NEW ZEALAND

"At Tesseract.io we are constantly looking for talents to join our ever-growing team. The Funded.Club team has helped tremendously in our hiring process. In addition to the responsiveness, they provide weekly summaries throughout the hiring progress. Candidates presented were pre-screened and of good quality. Candidates start streaming in very quickly after our kick-off meeting, usually within the same week. They've helped us with multiple technical positions that we previously struggled to fill. We will definitely use them for future hires. "
Colin Lee Tessearct Testimonial FundedClub-1-1

Colin Lee

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICERTESSERACT.IO, SINGAPORE

"We worked with Bulent and Funded.club to successfully recruit a Senior Software Engineer. Bulent advised us on the brief, provided valuable insights on salary ranges and then worked diligently to provide us with an excellent shortlist of candidates. Bulent is a great communicator and provided straightforward advice which helped us rapidly conclude our search confident we had the best candidate in the market for our brief."
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Julian Thorne

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, Sub(x)

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