As Brad and I are putting finishing touches to the book “Startup Boards”, a friend alerted me to something you don’t see often. A “job posting” for a “Board Member” on LinkedIn !
What more, over a hundred people had applied. “Its on fire” as Linkedin points out. Would a startup board member be recruited via an advertisement? Unlikely. Startup boards are driven by (a) relationships of lead investor (b) skills and experience of the board member. Many times a VC will say “We should have this person on the board because….”