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Atomico’s talent partners share 6 tips for early-stage people ops success

There are still a number of surefire measures any early-stage company can and should put in place to achieve "people ops" success as they begin scaling.

Setting up a management board for success with Dave Easton

Generation Investment Management partner Dave Easton talks about how to build a board as a founder, and specifically how to build a board you can live with.

The do’s and don’ts of bug bounty programs with Katie Moussouris

Cybersecurity veteran Katie Moussouris explains what startups should (and shouldn't) do, what to prioritize, and the difference between vulnerability disclosure, penetration testing and bug bounties.

Startups must curb bureaucracy to ensure agile data governance

Being excessively cautious can prevent organizations from realizing the benefits of data-driven collaboration. Play offense, not defense.

Bring CISOs into the C-suite to bake cybersecurity into company culture

Cyber strategy and company strategy are inextricably linked. Consequently, chief information security officers (CISOs) in the C-Suite will be just as common and influential as CFOs in maximizing share

5 machine learning essentials nontechnical leaders need to understand

Best practices and must-know components of machine learning, broken down into five practical and easily applicable lessons.

Dear Sophie: What should I know about prenups and getting a green card through marriage?

My soon-to-be spouse will sponsor me for a green card. Are there any minimum salary requirements for her to sponsor me? Is there anything I should keep in mind before starting the green card process?

Dear Sophie: When can I finally come to Silicon Valley?

I was originally looking at opening an office in Silicon Valley to be close to software engineers and investors, but then… COVID-19 :) A lot has changed over the last year - can I still come?

It’s time to abandon business intelligence tools

Organizations spend ungodly amounts of money — millions of dollars — on business intelligence tools. Yet, adoption rates are still below 30%. Why is this the case? Because BI has failed businesses

3 steps to ease the transition to a no-code company

The success of your transition into a no-code company relies on how you strategically engage employees and key stakeholders to build a culture of empowerment where anyone can automate processes in min

How to recruit data scientists without paying top dollar

HR professionals need to collaborate with data science managers to craft job descriptions that speak to a data science audience. The increasingly pivotal role of job postings will not abate with the v

Dear Sophie: What type of visa should we get to fundraise in Silicon Valley?

Should we come to Silicon Valley to meet with venture capitalists? How should we begin that process? What type of visa should we get and how easy is it to get?

A crypto company’s journey to Data 3.0

Having worked at tech companies like LinkedIn and eBay, I’ve observed firsthand the evolution from Data 1.0 to Data 3.0. In Data 1.0, data is seen as a reactive function providing ad-hoc manual serv

Why ‘blaming the intern’ won’t save startups from cybersecurity liability

Whether a company is liable for cyber incidents based on the actions of employees or contractors will depend on the circumstances of what happened.

How nontechnical talent can break into deep tech

Here, I’ll share what I’ve learned and offer tactical advice for finding, reaching out to, cultivating relationships with and working at deep tech companies as a nontechnical candidate.

Dear Sophie: What are the pros and cons of the H-1B, O-1A and EB-1A?

I’m an entrepreneur who wants to expand my startup to the U.S. What are the benefits and drawbacks of various types of visas and green cards?

How and when to hire your first product manager

In the world of early-stage startups, job titles are often a formality. In reality, each employee may handle a dozen responsibilities outside their job description. The choose-your-own-adventure type

Address cybersecurity challenges before rolling out robotic process automation

The security aspect of RPA isn’t implemented in the early stages of development — leaving organizations vulnerable to cybercriminals.

Create a handbook and integrate AI to onboard remote employees

As businesses continue to grapple with this new reality, they must remember the crucial nature of the onboarding process. If they get that right, it will breed trust, information sharing and collabora

Why your organization needs product principles

Product principles should always evolve to keep up with the changing ways you work and what your customers need.
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