Non-Technical Founders Don’t Need to Cod‪e‬

entrepreneurship founderstories non-technical founder Mar 12, 2021

In this episode, Sophia Matveeva spoke to serial entrepreneur and NASDAQ company board member Alexandra Charters Zubko. Alexandra co-founded Triptease, a global software as a service company with offices in London, New York and Singapore, which has raised $28 million in venture funding.

This is a great episode for non-technical founders and investors, with practical tips on what you really do need to learn to build a tech venture (clue: it’s not coding).

Learning notes

  • As a non-technical founder, you don’t need a technical co-founder, but you do need a web of tech experts to advise you.
  • Learning to admit that you don’t have all the answers is a far more useful skill for non-technical founders than learning to code. “Put those engineering books aside and make sure you’ve got the strength to be vulnerable. That’s the most important thing,” says Alexandra.
  • Working with an outsourced product team can be a great way to build your business. Alexandra worked with Goody Labs at Triptease and recommends them.

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