This is the first of a series of brief weekly pieces on the unfolding journey of a new incubator based in New Delhi: www.startuptunnel.com, @StTnL by Aditya Dev Sood
You make something, you test it, You make something, you test it. This is the rhythm ultimately, that any process of product development must follow. The challenge is that very different kinds of skills are required for the two arcs of this process.
On the one hand, technical, solutions-oriented, product-focused, on the other hand, social, empathetic, open-ended as to solution.
And while in one case you have to be hard and apply your will to things, in the other you have to be soft and humble and attend carefully to the patterns and preferences of people. What is true for our startups is also true for our own practice.
We have more listening and tuning ahead of us to ensure that we are doing right by our startups and we’re able to give them what they need when they need it. See more here.