Yesterday I had the chance to spend time with a top executive from a large tech company. After touring the Atlanta Tech Village, and sharing the story, he asked, “How can I help a startup?” Great question. Here are four ways to help a startup:
- Potential Customers – Startups are always looking for new business. Know a potential prospect? Make an intro.
- Potential Employees – Finding great people that believe in the mission is a key to success. Know someone that might be a good fit? Make an intro.
- Potential Partners – Relationships and connections are tough, especially for startups without social proof. Know a potential partner? Make an intro.
- Customer Discovery – Startups are always looking to better under the market and potential customer needs. Have feedback or insight? Share it with a startup.
Want to help a startup? Start with these four ideas. Startups are always looking for help.
What else? What are some other ways to help a startup?