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Career Month: building an effective start-up team

Thursday, November 1, 12 pm (Central)

Forget what you know about working in a corporate setting. Start-ups are a different world, where corporate rules don’t apply. If you want to build a start-up or are thinking of joining one, learn what makes for a brilliant start-up team member and what qualities to avoid.

During this webinar, you’ll learn the following:
  • The basics of hiring for a start-up
  • How to assemble a start-up team
  • What qualities to avoid when assembling a team
  • How to find the the team members you're looking for

About the Presenter:  Sophia Matveeva, MBA'16

style-counsel-headshots-30Sophia Matveeva is the CEO & co-founder of Enty, an innovative fashion tech platform where women can access the professional advice of stylists and the opinions of an engaged style-conscious community in a safe, ‘troll-free’ environment. The Enty platform is supported by unique artificial intelligence, which learns about user tastes and global trends as the platforms grows. Enty was born in a Chicago Booth classroom and has grown to serve users in the UK, US and Australia. Enty has been featured in Inc, Huffington Post, CNBC, BBC and many others.
A graduate of University of Bristol, with an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Sophia began her career in the media, working at Finsbury, a top financial PR agency before moving on to private equity firm. During time as an MBA student, Sophia worked at a user-generated news platform, where she was instrumental in quadrupling audience within a year.
Sophia writes about her start-up journey for Forbes.




Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 12pm (Central)
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Online

Event Contact

Adam Sylvain
Assistant Director, Career Development
UChicago Alumni Association Contact