Grow as you go: lesson learned as a tech startupper

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Build a product means continuously take decision to make it grow and at the same time consolidate it. Everyday you face the challenge of evolving the architecture, the design, the team, the culture, …

Build a product means continuously take decision to make it grow and at the same time consolidate it. Everyday you face the challenge of evolving the architecture, the design, the team, the culture, the development processes keeping them aligned with business' needs.

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  • 1. ROME 11-12 april 2014ROME 11-12 april 2014 Grow as you go: lesson learned as a tech startupper Stamplay - @giuliano84 Giuliano Iacobelli
  • 2. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI This presentation uses GIFs.! if you want to fully enjoy it ! download the .key version here BEFORE YOU START http://goo.gl/MxNP51
  • 3. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Software Engineer. 30yrs old. ! Co-founder at Stamplay
  • 4. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Software Engineer.. co-founder.. =! CTO right?
  • 5. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI not really..
  • 6. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI CTO COO Sales Marketing Analytics StrategyCFO
  • 7. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 8. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Startups are really hard and there is no secret ingredient to succeed
  • 9. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Stamplay 1.0
  • 10. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI BUILD ALL THE THINGS
  • 11. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI LONG STORY SHORT?
  • 12. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Built, shipped…… Trashed!
  • 13. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI MY STARTUP FACEBOOK no matter how cool you feel.. TWITTER LINKEDIN INSTAGRAM
  • 14. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Revenue Traction Learning YOU ARE HERE the sad truth
  • 15. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI LESSON LEARNED ! Incomplete knowledge of the market ! Develop as less software as you can before testing the market ! Dont address multiple markets at the same time
  • 16. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI THEN A NEW EPIPHANY…
  • 17. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI A MEGA PLATFORM TO 
 CREATE SOFTWARE!
  • 18. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 19. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI LEARN EARLY,! LEARN OFTEN
  • 20. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 BUILD A PRODUCT RESPONSIBLY ©Spotify
  • 21. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI 1. Demo video & interviews
  • 22. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI 2. Fake product
  • 23. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI 3. Landing page and some traffic
  • 24. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI A real MVP
  • 25. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Users dont really act as you imagined
  • 26. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Bug report coming after first release
  • 27. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI But we’re doing better and better (try it at https://editor.stamplay.com)
  • 28. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI WHAT IT TAKES
  • 29. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 • Positivity and happiness! • Transparency! • Never complain! • Be a “no ego” doer! • Make time to reflect! • Live smarter, not hard SOLID VALUES ©BufferApp - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 30. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI BUILD! KICKASS! TEAM
  • 31. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 WHAT WE LOOK FOR IN A DEVELOPER? • Enjoys problem solving! • Quick learner! • Listen first, then listen more! • Solution oriented! • Positive attitude! • Focus on self improvement - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 32. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results
  • 33. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI DEV STUFF! TIME!
  • 34. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Database Events Processing GET static content API requests Node HTTP PROXY Bricks VM Pages renderer New requests 
 as System or Logged User Database Database
  • 35. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Database Events Processing GET static content API requests Node HTTP PROXY Bricks VM Pages renderer New requests 
 as System or Logged User Database Database CORE
  • 36. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Database Events Processing GET static content API requests Node HTTP PROXY Bricks VM Pages renderer New requests 
 as System or Logged User Database Database EVENT PROCESSING
  • 37. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Database Events Processing GET static content API requests Node HTTP PROXY Bricks VM Pages renderer New requests 
 as System or Logged User Database Database WIDGETS
  • 38. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Database Events Processing GET static content API requests Node HTTP PROXY Bricks VM Pages renderer New requests 
 as System or Logged User Database Database STATIC CONTENT DELIVERY
  • 39. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Ask great mentors
  • 40. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 41. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 Beware of technical debt - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 42. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 How you would love to have it - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 43. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 Good debt, bad debt - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 44. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 Trying to aim to this - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 45. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 Though challenge, but it pays off - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 46. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 Receiving good feedbacks - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 47. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI LESSON LEARNED ! Write core-business code only ! User feedback is higher priority than technical quality ! Technical debt accumulated during that process is “good debt”
  • 48. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI PROCESSES & TOOLS
  • 49. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI You dont want this
  • 50. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI Fixing thing in production
  • 51. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 52. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 53. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 54. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI LESSON LEARNED ! Dont overengineer problems you dont have yet ! Agree on tools value with the team ! Embrace change. Let it go.
  • 55. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 ? Looking for the next - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 56. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 giuliano.iacobelli@stamplay.com http://about.me/giulianoiacobelli Giuliano Iacobelli THANK YOU. - GIULIANO IACOBELLI
  • 57. ROME 11-12 april 2014 @giuliano84 - GIULIANO IACOBELLI REFERENCES ! http://thecodinglove.com http://www.slideshare.net/Bufferapp/buffer-culture-04 http://www.slideshare.net/ssuser6cf9c3/how-spotifybuildsproducts
 http://blog.crisp.se/2013/10/11/henrikkniberg/good-and-bad-technical-debt