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My Talk at FailCon France 2011 - on how to build a team without money!

My Talk at FailCon France 2011 - on how to build a team without money!

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  • 1. TALES OF BUILDING A TEAM (as a teen)
  • 2. TALES OF BUILDING A TEAM (as a teen) when you don’t have any f*cking money
  • 3. ABOUT THE FAILEDENTREPRENEUR
  • 4. a kid’s dream
  • 5. HIRING A TEAM WITH WITHOUTMONEY MONEY vs.
  • 6. MY STORY
  • 7. The Process Reached my network
  • 8. The Process Reached my network
  • 9. The Process Reached my network Reached my friends
  • 10. The Process Reached my network Reached my friends Hired by feeling (without a plan)
  • 11. The Process Reached my network Reached my friends Hired by feeling (without a plan) Hired talent, not passion
  • 12. The Process Reached my network Reached my friends Hired by feeling (without a plan) Hired talent, not passion Did it all by myself
  • 13. My TeamNot Paid De-centralized Young Me (Business) + Designer + Programmer + Programmer
  • 14. THE RESULT
  • 15. IF*CKING FAILED
  • 16. “Failing is a good thing” WTF? Succeeding is a good thing!
  • 17. MY MISTAKES
  • 18. MY MISTAKESDOING IT ALONE
  • 19. MY MISTAKESCALLING MY FRIENDS
  • 20. MY MISTAKESNOT GOODSCREANING
  • 21. MY MISTAKESNOT CREATIVE
  • 22. MY MISTAKESWITHOUT A PLAN
  • 23. MY MISTAKESFORGOT PASSION / CONNECTION
  • 24. MY MISTAKESFORGOT PASSION / CONNECTION
  • 25. MY EXTRA PROBLEM TRUST
  • 26. Who do you want to work for?
  • 27. LESSONS LEARNED that you should learn too
  • 28. LESSONS LEARNED Make a Hiring Plan
  • 29. LESSONS LEARNED Be Creative
  • 30. LESSONS LEARNED Be Creative
  • 31. LESSONS LEARNED Be Creative
  • 32. BE CREATIVE HOST AN HACKING EVENTMAKE IT LOOK LIKE THE “NEXT BIG THING” NETWORK. NETWORK. NETWORK. THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX
  • 33. LESSONS LEARNEDBecome a good marketeer
  • 34. LESSONS LEARNED ... but NEVER lie
  • 35. LESSONS LEARNEDMake it clear that is going to be hard... yet fun.
  • 36. LESSONS LEARNEDTry to get a local team and get some cheap place.
  • 37. LESSONS LEARNEDGet as many candidates as you can.
  • 38. LESSONS LEARNEDHire People With Previous Startup Experience
  • 39. LESSONS LEARNED Look for people with side projects
  • 40. LESSONS LEARNED Doers! Doers! Doers!
  • 41. LESSONS LEARNED Great About Us and Jobs page
  • 42. LESSONS LEARNED No Friends(for the sake of friendship)
  • 43. LESSONS LEARNED Give Ownership
  • 44. THE DECISIONGetting a co-founder vsHiring an employee
  • 45. LESSONS LEARNED F*ck Titles
  • 46. LESSONS LEARNED Have a Mission
  • 47. LESSONS LEARNED Be Yourself
  • 48. HAVE FUN and try not to fail
  • 49. Q&A@ricardojrsousa www.ricardosousa.me