How to build your team wisely?
There are some things you should consider when putting together the perfect team for building a startup. A good team with complementary skills can bring diverse perspectives and expertise to the table, which can help in identifying and addressing potential challenges and opportunities.
Passion, communication, and skills are all essential ingredients for building a successful startup team. Here's why:
Building a startup is a long and challenging journey, and it requires a lot of hard work, resilience, and perseverance. Without passion, it's difficult to stay motivated and committed to the project in the face of obstacles and setbacks. Passionate team members are more likely to work harder and go the extra mile to make the startup successful.
Effective communication is critical to the success of any team, and even more so for a startup. As you are developing your idea, it's important to have clear and open channels of communication among team members to ensure that everyone is on the same page and working toward the same goals. Good communication helps to minimize misunderstandings, prevent conflicts, and foster a positive team dynamic.
As a student you are working with limited resources and need to be highly efficient with their time and talent. It's essential to have a team with the right mix of skills and expertise to achieve the startup's goals. Each team member should bring unique skills and experiences that complement one another, creating a diverse and well-rounded team.
In summary, building a startup team with passionate, communicative, and skilled individuals can help set your team up for success. It's important to look for these qualities when building your team, as they can make all the difference. A strong team can help attract mentors, investors and future customers, which can be critical for the success of turning your ideas into reality.
Hannah Kaarma, UT Startup Lab Communications and Marketing Specialist, tel: 5400 5242, firstname.lastname@example.org
Starter pre-incubation programme teams gained new motivation from mentors for idea development
One of the key events in the StarterTartu programme is the Mentor Feedback Carousel, where teams meet mentors from various fields to receive crucial feedback on their ideas. This year, the event took place on October 5th at Spark HUB, the center of the startup and technology community, bringing together 11 mentors and 22 teams, with a total of 100 students benefiting from the mentors' valuable insights.