Sharn Kandola

  • Toronto

About Me

Hi I'm Sharn Kandola. Marketing and PR Consultant, Writer at Fortune, Serial Startup Founder. I'm thrilled to be part of the collaborative, open and welcoming community that is Startup Grind!

My blog posts

6 Mistakes To Avoid in Your First Year as a Startup Founder

Founding a startup is a rewarding and challenging experience.  Driven by the need to change the world, an industry, or even by a desire to call your own shots, new startups are popping up every day.

All in On Life: How Leela Srinivasan, Lever CMO, is Climbing the Ladder on Her Own Terms

When Leela Srinivasan, Lever CMO and mother of three took to the Startup Grind stage, she had the audience captivated instantly. She dug into her topic, "Hiring for Growth: 13 Hacks in 30 Minutes," with the audience hanging on to her every worth, infected by her enthusiasm, then drawn in by her experience. With influential roles at LinkedIn and OpenTable, she brings years of expertise to bear - not just in business, but in building a life alongside her career. For Startup Grind's annual Female Founder's Month, we're looking to women who have stepped out of traditional molds, creating careers that truly work for them - and their families.

Hiring the MVPs: Why Your Startup Team is Your Most Important Asset

Eureka - you've got it, the perfect startup idea. You're going to change the world, shake things up, be the next Facebook (or Airbnb or Uber). But will it be a dream come true? Only if you have the right team to support you.