Tag: hiring

Former Google and Quantcast Executive, Julio Pekarovic, Joins Canary as Chief Operating Officer

Former Google and Quantcast Executive, Julio Pekarovic, Joins Canary as Chief Operating Officer

Please join us in welcoming Julio Pekarovic as the new Chief Operating Officer at Canary. Julio brings over twenty years experience in leading finance organizations and business operations in hyper-growth technology companies. At Canary, he’ll be responsible for directing and overseeing all internal operations including […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update – July 17

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update – July 17

Hey friends! Every month is a big month at Canary, but the past month felt particularly exciting for me personally. Why? Well, as many of you know, we’ve been intensely focused on testing for the better part of 2014. During lab testing, we identified and […]

5 Ways We Think About Hiring

5 Ways We Think About Hiring

It’s been fast and furious at Canary over the past nine months. “Exponential“ is a good way to describe our growth. With hypergrowth comes hyper job posts, hyper interviews, and hyper email in our inboxes. So, how do we use all of this to decide […]

Fire Yourself: How to be a Successful Co-Founder

Fire Yourself: How to be a Successful Co-Founder

When you co-found a startup, you know certain elements are crucial. A great concept that meets a pressing need. A solid founding team. An insane amount of tenacity. It’s only later you realize that creating an organization is as much an exercise in building a […]

Canary’s Vision Of Affordable Smart Home Security Earns $10M Series A From Khosla Ventures

Canary’s Vision Of Affordable Smart Home Security Earns $10M Series A From Khosla Ventures

We’re happy to share that we’ve closed a $10M Series A from Khosla Ventures, Bobby Yazdani (an early investor in Google and Dropbox), and a number of our initial seed investors, including Two Sigma Ventures. This complements our initial seed round of $1.2M from Two […]