Founder at Daily News 60
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Daily News 60 - Co-Founder/Chief Technology Officer (3-30 yrs)
About the company:
- We are a media startup with a full fledged English language news website with complete and unbiased daily news coverage with a focus on India. For breaking news articles, we have syndication from some of India's largest news agencies. Our website is also Google AdSense approved. Our head office is based at Bengaluru.
- As per our traffic projections, we are set to be one of India's top 50 websites during the next 1 year. For future growth, we also plan to launch news websites in Kannada, Malyalam, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, and Hindi during the next 1 year.
- Our firm has been selected for the prestigious 6-week Accelerator Program by 2020 Startups, NYC (www.2020startups.nyc) and we have also won a Microsoft Scholarship for this program. This program involves:
a) 6 weeks of training at New York for selected startups so that they can present themselves better to VCs and other potential investors. Certificates will be awarded to each participant upon successful completion of the course.
b) Opportunities for networking with VCs and other potential investors where a startup can pitch itself and seek to raise funds.
As Co-founder, you may get the opportunity to participate in this program on behalf of Daily News 60.
Who are we looking for:
- We are looking for a Co-founder and CTO to join our fast paced team. The Co-founder and CTO would participate in various fund-raising activities and help our startup raise funds to take it to the next level. One of your first assignments may involve participation in the 6-week accelerator Program at New York, as mentioned above.
- Additionally, the CTO would be responsible for managing and maintaining the website of Daily News 60. This includes maintaining uptime, page loading speeds, managing high traffic volumes, etc. Candidates with experience as web administrators would be preferred.
- The ideal candidate is expected to have a minimum of 3-5 years of prior experience of working in a fast paced environment. Prior experience of web administration in a media organisation would be a big advantage.
Job Location - Bangalore (flexible, includes the possibility of traveling abroad)
CTC - As Co-Founder, you would be entitled to a large chunk of stock + Incentives initially. Initially, as a commitment, the Co-founder would be expected to invest some small amount of funds in the startup in return for equity. Additionally, the Co-Founder would be a member of the Board of Directors and would be part of the core decision-making team.
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