Holidays are coming and it’s time to celebrate! We are thrilled to congratulate our fellow Moldovan IT community on starting a new tradition in November: Chisinau Startup Week. During a five-day marathon, local entrepreneurs, startup founders and potential partners enjoyed this Techstars initiative in a relaxed atmosphere where they exchanged with local and international speakers on how to create, promote and make their startup a success.
Of course Pentalog couldn’t have missed this amazing opportunity to contribute to the training of ...
When we created Pentalog in 1993, we strongly believed that company development should systematically go hand in hand with regular opening-up of capital. Although this is still valid for me even now, more than 20 years later, I have to admit that the adverb “systematically” might have been a little bit ambitious. We were, after all, only 23 years old at that time. Not everybody can receive capital shares. On the one hand, because the employee does neither want to ...
The CIO of a Top 100 e-commerce company in France has contacted Pentalog for staffing a PHP development team. Their e-commerce development project will be soon outsourced.
To recruit or to staff?
To recruit or to staff, this is the question that all CIOs ask themselves.
Do you have an e-commerce development project?
Contact me and let’s talk.
On the one hand, if you recruit, you’ll be able to rely on an e-commerce development team onsite, a team that will be directly involved in the ...
Top 3 HR issues in the IT industry: Not enough good technical guys, not enough enthusiasm, lack of ideas generated bottom-up
I’ve been working in the software industry in Romania for more than 15 years, trying to find my way in different scenarios: off-the-shelf SW implementations, outsourcing, and product development. Each system had its own particularities, its own issues and its own strengths and I enjoyed the road. I still do.
During all this time, one of the companies’ main concerns was the ...
There are only 3 things they should do: solve the 3 essential pain points of all startups:
1. Provide crucial assistance in building a technical team
There are less than 5 accelerators capable of doing that in Europe and 2 or 3 in the SV. And among them, there is one that I love more compared to others 🙂
2. Build an efficient network
90% of the contact points within these accelerators are either juniors dealing with Nespresso orders 6 months ago or ...