Searchable List of Tools, References, and Best Practices
An ever-growing, curated list of helpful tools and information for founders.
How to Write a Job Ad (That People Actually Want to Apply For)
Learn how to write an effective job posting that respects candidates.
StackOverflow software salary guide
Only covers software developers and related fields. Data comes from StackOverflow's annual survey of its user base.
Find salary ranges for specific job titles and locations.
Indeed Salary Search
Find salary ranges for common job titles. Includes a location filter.
FounderList Co-founder matching
Community for matching co-founders and early-stage employees
A marketplace to connect with potential cofounders and early-stage employees.
Co-Founder Identification Playbook
From First Round Capital. A 50-question checklist and accompanying article that provides a framework for identifying a co-founder fit.
Founder's Guide to Equity Compensation
Constantly-updated guidebook with recommendations and best practices for equity comp in startups
Marketplace for project or ongoing staffing. Hourly and fixed-fee options. Tends to be more expensive but higher quality than Fiverr.
Marketplace for spot project talent (design, development, copywriting, marketing support, etc
Payroll / HR service
Finding a co-founder
Things to consider when trying to find a co-founder.
How big should an employee option pool be?
Data from Pitchbook's survey of company option pools, broken out by stage of company and financing amount.