The Most Important Factor of Startup Success
This TechCrunch article is about how the the commitment and vision of the core team are the most important factor of startup success. If you have founders who truly believe in the idea and are able to not only form a strong core team, but also any subsequent hires with the same end-vision and commitment, that is when startups become succesful. The article cites companies such as Facebook, Salesforce.com, Amazon.com, and Apple among others that are examples of where founders formed a phenomenal team and were able to scale their team with hires that fit into the profiles of each of those companies. The article also references several interviews done with many successful entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists to further exemplify the importance of the core team and a shared value system.