Aydin Mirzaee co-founded Fluidware in 2008 which was responsible for running two very successful SaaS businesses: http://FluidSurveys.com & http://FluidReview.com. The company was bootstrapped and grew to a $12M run-rate and over 90 people in staff. After 6.5 years, Fluidware was acquired by SurveyMonkey (the world’s leading online survey company). Aydin currently serves as General Manager of FluidReview within SurveyMonkey.
Aydin is also the co-founder of http://FreshFounders.com, a non-profit organization with the vision to create a community of young entrepreneurs in every city around the world.
The opportunities and challenges we face with small teams are drastically different from what we experience with larger organizations. In order to avoid the growing pains, organizations need to be proactive about building the right organizational structure for the right sized company. Roles and reporting lines must evolve and change with every stage of growth. […]