As with most of you, it has been a long journey to get here. I am now nearing 2 years since leaving Deloitte Consulting and starting Alynd. With self-funding and now a few angel investors as well as angel freelancers, we've got a truly innovative collaboration solution that is simple to use and solves a real problem (creates accountability and supports self managing teams). There are a lot of other milestones to share but I'll skip the promotion to get to the point.
As I see it, I have 3 super important jobs that are my priority - product value, customers, fundraising. I also need to build the right team, but am so deep in the thick of it, haven't had time to invest here in cultivating the relationships I would like to buildor doing the interviewsto find the right cofounders to join the team. I know, I need to make team building an equally important priority, which is why I am reaching out here now.
So to get to the point, does anyone who is a bit further along in their early stage growth have any suggestions for finding the right people and building the team when there is so much other stuff to do? (other than cloning and time travel) I have heard of some services who do some of the leg work and pre-qualifying for you, but I haven't really found a service yet. Does anyone have any suggestions for getting better leverage here?