When building a startup what should the main focus be?

Steven Schuurman / November, 2017


Steven Schuurman, CEO and Co-Founder of Elastic talks about building a startup and where you should put your focus when building one.

Video transcript

When building a startup what should the main focus be?

I think, at the end of the day you’re building something for customers, so what you have to do is that either your product or your service has to be perfectly tailored to the needs of the customer. Sometimes that’s not super explicit, you have to really focus on figuring out what makes the company or the customer happy and what provides value. I think that’s important and the other one that’s important is building an amazing team to execute against that.



  • Steven Schuurman, Elastic
  • November, 2017
  • 0:38
  • Startup Basics

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