In a recent RocketSpace workshop, Su Yuen Chin, co-founder of on-demand tech talent platform MomoCentral, shared advice for founders looking to build effective remote teams. Here are the top ten pro tips we extracted from her workshop.
Entrepreneurship is stressful. Startup founders are tasked with not only building a business that obtains hockey-stick growth, but also with making sure their teammates, investors, and partners are happy. That's where leadership coaching comes in for some founders.
All entrepreneurs want their product to be a hit — to build something that users love and use daily, if not more frequently. But what is it about apps like Facebook, Snapchat, and Whatsapp that keeps users coming back for more? They're addictive, says product guru and Wall Street Journal best-selling author Nir Eyal, the mind behind "Hooked: How to Build Habit-forming Products."
I spoke with six solopreneurs, all insanely driven and passionate about their work, to understand how others might be able to finagle themselves to solopreneurship. From what I learned, it doesn't take a superhuman, but instead requires an immense capacity to learn and undying curiosity to actually follow through.
I've judged a lot of hackathons and startup competitions, but last week was my first time to judge one in Europe and specifically in Finland. While it was only a glimpse into the innovation economy in Finland, I saw a number of positive signs and a few stumbles that are quite common as well.