Startup, no tech, low money
Startup who raised some money and had only business idea with the desire to test it fast.
Company leaders didn't possess technical skills enough to test their idea on the market as well as they didn't have enough money to bring a local development team together.
Zoola prepared lightweight architecture and managed MVP product delivery to come into the market withing 2(?) months after start with the price of an economy car.
Startup, tech in, medium money
Startup led by a small team of IT professionals got a limited money to evolve their idea.
Bay area IT market prices and difficulties to attract top talent fast. Competition with the similar ideas was known to prepare to enter the market: time pressure .
Zoola span up a team of 6 people subordinated to the company leadership which allowed company to enter the market first and keep 60% of their development budget to more aggressive marketing and capture the niche.
Round C investment. Team of 7 people with necessity to grow aggressively.
Bay area IT market prices and difficulties to attract top talent fast. Commitment to investor to roll out next gen re-architectured platform within 6 months.
Zoola hired a team of 8 people...