STL Startup TopOPPS Continues To Grow; Hires Talent From GlobalHack
February 18, 2014
When you’re a serial entrepreneur like Jim Eberlin, you don’t find success just by doing the same old things. He’s an innovator. And not just because of the companies that he’s founded. Now, he’s even innovating his hiring process, which has been quite successful for him.
TheForceInstead of posting jobs online and waiting for responses, he took a very different approach by sponsoring GlobalHack, a hackathon that took place over Super Bowl weekend in St. Louis. By awarding two teams a combined $60,000 in exchange for algorithms they developed, he was also given access to some of the top talent in St. Louis.