Episode 27 - True North: Silicon Valley Part II

“How do you go from being a group of people to something that is essentially the size of a village in just a couple of decades?” - Lucinda, co-founder of Neighbourlytics

During their massive week in San Francisco, the SheStarts founders have the incredible opportunity to visit the headquarters of some of the world’s tech giants. The size and scale of these companies is overwhelming; it’s hard to believe none of it existed just twenty years ago.

So how can you take the learnings of a global company and apply them to your fledgling startup? And when it comes time to grow, how do you create and maintain a company culture as you take your business from one or two people to potentially thousands of employees?

For Neighbourlytics co-founders Jessica and Lucinda visiting the leaders of tech also raises a new set of questions for their business. With the tech boom rapidly changing the design and make up of the San Francisco area, they wonder; is Silicon Valley perhaps the place they need to be to have the biggest impact?