For a successful startup you need to start with good people, to make something customers actually want, and to spend as little money as possible. the startup journey starts with an idea. You could argue, however, that the first time you involve another person in your venture is an even more significant milestone. For early stage team you need to attract the right people while carefully budgeting for the next stages of the business while at at growth stage team You will need more salespeople and engineers. What else is needed at the growth stage team for a startup?