Samuli Salonen
Follow my journey as a start-up founder. Failures, learnings & much more.

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Feb
02
Study your customers like crazy

Study your customers like crazy

Don't focus on your competition. Focus on your customers & their problems. When you understand those problems, you can develop products
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Jan
26
How do we build frameworks?

How do we build frameworks?

This week we have been building a framework that we could utilize with our customers (both potential & current ones). I
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Jan
19
My week as a startup founder

My week as a startup founder

How does a startup founder use his time? Here's a breakdown of my full week, including everything I had on
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Jan
12
Pirate metrics: How do we measure the success of our business?

Pirate metrics: How do we measure the success of our business?

We decided to use Pirate Metrics to measure the successes of TalentBee and lead our growth through that. In this
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Jan
05
My 1to1 with our first employee

My 1to1 with our first employee

I just had a chat with your first employee Nea. We chat weekly, but I wanted to have a proper
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Dec
22

The year 2022: 5 failures & 5 things I'm proud of.

We launched TalentBee in August 2022, and we have been operating now for 4,5 months. I wanted to share
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Dec
16
Building TalentBee brand. Here's what I learned.

Building TalentBee brand. Here's what I learned.

I have heard a lot of compliments about our brand at TalentBee. I thought of sharing everything I've learned about
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Dec
09
Moving towards 4-day workweek

Moving towards 4-day workweek

We decided to pilot a 4-day work week at TalentBee. I've been taking most of the Fridays off for the
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Dec
02
Here's TalentBee's sales pipeline at the moment

Here's TalentBee's sales pipeline at the moment

I want to share everything super openly about building TalentBee. If you want to follow the journey, subscribe to this
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Nov
25
Our advisory notes. No edits.

Our advisory notes. No edits.

We have an advisory board helping us to grow TalentBee. We have a meeting once a month around a chosen
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