, a San Francisco based cloud computing database services company RethinkDB founder Ake Mitch Te (Slava Slava · Akhmechet) recently published an article, summed up the 57 entrepreneurial experience, which involves 9 aspects of team, financing, market, product, marketing, sales, product development, business management, personal status etc..
the following is a summary of the 57 entrepreneurial experience Ake Mitch Te:
those talented, experienced people have written a lot of entrepreneurial experience, I want to add some content. I summed up the experience of the past four years. If you are going to start a business, I hope you have a smooth road.
1, if your team of 2 to 4 people can not be profitable in the next 6 months to 1 years, then there is a problem. Unless you choose not to make a profit, it must be your choice, not the market.
2, the average distribution of shares among the founders.
3, there has been an option exercise plan.
4, make the majority of decisions based on consensus, but the only one CEO has the final say. Clear from the first day.
5, your authority as CEO is won because you are from scratch. If it wins, it will grow and vice versa. Don’t try to abuse the authority you didn’t win.
6, morale is real and can be permanent. If you do not win for a long time, your investors, employees, family, and you will lose confidence. Work hard, don’t get into this situation.
7, careful selection of the original team members. Everyone should be happy to work with at least one business related skill, highly efficient and practical. Everyone should have a sense of product, in the product and the company has a common philosophy.
8, the standard that you use in your work, is what you accept. Select a small set of the most important and non-negotiable rules for you, and do so without any difficulty.
9, dismiss those who are hard to work with, inefficient, unreliable, no product conscious, and not practical. Quick dismissal.
10, some friction is a good thing, but too much friction. Dismiss those who make too much friction. Good work + bad habit = you are fired.
11, if you have to give up the control of the company in a round of financing, then the company must have a problem in some aspect of the 15%. This can be saved, but not ideal.
12, if you haven’t won people’s respect, then rely on the attraction