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Hire the Best


  • Sydney, NSW, 2000 Australia (map)

Ben Sand has interviewed thousands of people and directly hired 500 people. He wants to help you hire the best people.

This is a two day workshop to work on your immediate hiring problems.

Some standout team building accomplishments:

2018:

  • The Teleporter

    • 45 Honors students contributing 10,000 hours of academic internship work

  • The Robotics Club - 80 people came together to build self driving cars in 72 hours, including:

    • Distinguished Professor Peter Corke (#1 Professor in Australia, 2017).

    • Dr Anna Newberry, from NIO who built the world’s fastest autonomous electric Circuit of the Americas car

    • Engineers from ETH Zurich, Builders of world’s fastest accelerating electric car.

    • Juxi Leitner, team lead of Amazon Warehouse Robotics world #1 team from QUT that beat all universities, including MIT

    • Four of the team who built the cars for Mad Max Fury Road

    • 300M view YouTube star: The Hacksmith

    • and many more…

2017:

  • 80 student interns working on 10 startups

2016:

  • recruited the best cohort of startups ever for muru-D Sydney:

    • 10x the previous numbers in terms of revenue: $300K -> $3M

    • Highest investor interest with $20M of investment into companies following the program

2013-2015:

  • alongside co-founders Meron Gribetz and Ray Lo, recruited more than 100 people at Meta

    • Professor Steve Feiner, most cited globally in augmented reality

    • Professor Steve Mann, inventor of wearable computing

    • Jayse Hansen, Hollywood’s #1 UI designer who built the graphics for Iron Man 1, 3, Avengers, Hunger Games, etc.

    • Allison Johnson, who launched the iPhone

    • Soren Haren, who grew Atlassian from 10 to 100 Engineers.

    • Many world leading Unity 3D specialists, Web Developers, Computer vision and Optical engineers.

For many of the team members, they joined for 50-75% lower salaries than previously.

Learning from Ben Sand

Ben advised 30 companies in Y Combinator's Startup School initiative in 2017 and is advising again in 2018. Topics covered include team formation, product development, capital raising and marketing. Ben received a 10/10 recommendation from the majority of teams he worked with after each weekly session.

Here are some experiences from working with Ben:

  “Ben came on as a co-founder of Meta in 2013 and developed our successful Y Combinator application. He led our early sales campaigns to $2M of pre orders, worked extensively on the strategy and tactics for our $23M Series A, and helped lay the groundwork for our $50M Series B.    Ben was instrumental in helping hire many of our top team members.    Whether you are starting out or scaling up your company I highly recommend you talk to Ben.”    Meron Gribetz, CEO, co-founder - Meta

“Ben came on as a co-founder of Meta in 2013 and developed our successful Y Combinator application. He led our early sales campaigns to $2M of pre orders, worked extensively on the strategy and tactics for our $23M Series A, and helped lay the groundwork for our $50M Series B. Ben was instrumental in helping hire many of our top team members. Whether you are starting out or scaling up your company I highly recommend you talk to Ben.”

Meron Gribetz, CEO, co-founder - Meta

  “Patch’d Medical has been through the Y Combinator accelerator in Winter 2018 and received over $1.8M USD in seed funding. Ben pushed us to go full time on the company back in 2016 and has worked with us ever since. Ben has helped us solve our largest challenges while forming and growing the company, he is phenomenal at capital raising and budget planning. Great guy, unashamedly forward thinking when helping companies succeed.”    Robert Quinn, CEO, co-founder - Patch’d Medical

“Patch’d Medical has been through the Y Combinator accelerator in Winter 2018 and received over $1.8M USD in seed funding. Ben pushed us to go full time on the company back in 2016 and has worked with us ever since. Ben has helped us solve our largest challenges while forming and growing the company, he is phenomenal at capital raising and budget planning. Great guy, unashamedly forward thinking when helping companies succeed.”

Robert Quinn, CEO, co-founder - Patch’d Medical

Details:

  • 2 day workshop 9am-5pm

  • Sydney CBD

  • Food provided

  • Limited places

  • Your ticket entitles two of your team to attend. For each additional team member (from the same company) an additional 25% is payable, and can be arranged after buying your ticket

  • Pricing includes GST

5,500.00
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