Getting a referral to an investor is one of the best ways to speed up your fundraising process. But you need to follow a couple of rules when asking for a referral.
There is a common problem that we’ve seen in many pitch decks of impact-driven startups. It’s the lack of balance between emphasizing financial returns and the purpose behind ideas and companies.
It took us 6 years and a lot of trial and error to transform Ragnarson into a self-managed company where people get to even set their own salaries. This series of blog posts is a step-by-step guide to changing your organisation into a self-managed one.
In 2016, a crisis was at our doorstep at Ragnarson. There were more and more software agencies appearing around us, and we felt like we were “just like everyone else,” with the same, undifferentiated offering.
In April 2018, my business partners at Ragnarson and I joined a local group of IT entrepreneurs in Lodz, Poland. We usually meet once a month and discuss topics that are relevant to our interests. It's a place to learn from each other and share our struggles.
Have you ever worked on a project where everything just flowed smoothly, work was getting done fast, and your team was killing it?
During my studies, I became a DevOps engineer at Ragnarson, a software consultancy based in Łódź, Poland. The company was run by Łukasz Piestrzeniewicz, one of the key people in the Polish Ruby on Rails scene.
Over the years, I’ve collaborated with dozens of successful European startup founders. Many of them weren’t interested in building remote companies.
Finding the right environment that best supports one’s professional goals can be a daunting task, especially in the current labor market since it offers an abundance of opportunities.
At Ragnarson we believe that monitoring every aspect of the infrastructure is crucial for a long-term maintenance of infrastructure projects.