Every successful company will face the challenge of having to scale their tech team sooner or later. There will be more to build and maintain than the small founding team is able to handle. However, increasing throughput by increasing the number of people isn't as easy as it might seem and many teams have learned that the hard way with average productivity (and overall team happiness) going down significantly once the team grew above a certain size. While we don't have a silver bullet to prevent all growing pains for everyone, I want to share some learnings simplabs made working with numerous startups and scaleups over the years.
August 9, 2022