17th March

How to find a co-founder: startup team building

Date: 17th March 2018

Time: 6 - 8pm

Location:  Westminster Business School - 35 Marylebone Road. Marylebone, London , NW1 5LS

Are you looking for a co-founder?Are you finding team-building difficult? Are you struggling to find the right people to work with?

Part of our events series, we are sharing personal insights about how to find the right co-founder for your startup. What should you look for when you build a team, where to find potential candidates and how to make your teamwork efficient.

Main topics: 

1. Analysis of your teamwork and personal skills.

  • Evaluate your previous teamwork experience. 
  • Identifying your business needs.
  • Create the profile of the right candidate for your startup.

2. How to find the right people:

  • Where to find them.
  • First conversation structure.
  • Next steps.
  • Aligning your values and vision. 
  • Creating a common road map (trial period).
  • Making the final decision.

3. Making your teamwork efficient: 

  • Incentives (Salary / Equity / Rewards / Bonuses). 
  • Sharing responsibilities and tasks delegation. 
  • KPI tracking and performance analysis. 
  • Teamwork challenges / issues and problem solving.
  • Team exit strategy.

4. Other types of teamwork

  • Family / Relationship
  • Mentors
  • Advisors
  • Partners 
  • Investors 

Who is running the workshop?

Slava Baranovskiy

Slava Baranovskiy

Creative entrepreneur, tech startup founder, film director/producer and Entrepreneur in Residence of Westminster Business School with a strong business and tech background.

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Dennis G. Lucan

Dennis G. Lucan

Entrepreneur, business advisor with experience in marketing, growth, project management and corporate communications.

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What will the team be committed to? It starts here and now! 🙈