Category Startup

26 Lessons From Being a Developer at a Startup

In the last three years, I worked for a small B2B startup in Berlin. I was the first backend developer and joined the ride of growing it from 200 to 720 business customers, from $200K to $3.2M annual revenue and from 5 to 25 employees. The following lessons are a very simplistic, personal summary of what I have learned during that time. Nothing more, nothing less. Enjoy. (1) Retrospectives are crucial.