Samuli Salonen

Samuli Salonen

Helsinki, Finland
Start-up founder. Salesman. Food enthusiast. Traveler.
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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Nov
18
Founding a company with your girlfriend: Road to break-up or success?

Founding a company with your girlfriend: Road to break-up or success?

It all started a few years back when I met my girlfriend Saara for the first time. It was at
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Nov
11
Slush pitching competition: Here's what I learned

Slush pitching competition: Here's what I learned

I watched & analyzed the top20 pitches from the Slush 100 pitching competition. Here are the data & learnings from these great
13 min read
Nov
04

My favorite way of learning – Asking smart people: "How did you do it?"

My favorite way of learning: Find someone who has done what you are planning to do, and ask how they
4 min read
Oct
28
Hiring our first employee: What did I learn from the process?

Hiring our first employee: What did I learn from the process?

From the beginning of the TalentBee journey, we knew we wanted to grow to be a significant player in the
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Oct
21
SaaStock 2022: Was it worth it for me to go to Dublin?

SaaStock 2022: Was it worth it for me to go to Dublin?

I participated in SaaStock this week. Now I'll open up all the numbers regarding it and whether it was worth
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Oct
14
Building a website: What I learned?

Building a website: What I learned?

We've been building our website for the past few months. It was a more significant project than expected, but finally,
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Oct
07
Launching a podcast

Launching a podcast

I used to do a podcast about Sales & Marketing for the past two years. (you can check those episodes from
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Sep
30
Building a Culture of Experimentation where it's ok to fuck up

Building a Culture of Experimentation where it's ok to fuck up

Einstein once said: "Insanity Is Doing the Same Thing Over and Over Again and Expecting Different Results." For years, sales
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Sep
23
How did we start building our own salary & bonus model?

How did we start building our own salary & bonus model?

Next up on our journey of becoming the best employer for talent acquisition professionals: building a salary & bonus model! 💰 During
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