Building an startup is always difficult, and that is why Team Coaches was born.

Even though our focus customer are innovation programs, This post is meant for startups to understand how they can use our tools and gain confidence with our approach.

I am an startup founder. Why do I care to use this platform?

As a startup founder you need many skills but one of the most important skills is to be organized.

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Here is where we can help you. I am pretty sure that you have tried Asana, Monday, ClickUp or some other similar tools for tasks and project management.

Well here we are offering you similar tools to run your business. …

I love to help innovation programs get started, though it is a big challenge currently as there is no framework choices to choose from.

Every company tries to adapt differently depending on their beliefs and understandings.

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At Team Coaches we focus our time on improving and creating the best experience for this programs to identify how best suit all the needs.

Step 1: Define what services to offer

As the first step on the creation of the program, you need to define what services you want to offer. In general the list consists of:

  • Education
  • Workshops
  • Program Management support
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching

Step 2: Setting up the platform — Info Page

On the Info page you need to define and explain an all-in-one information page which can explain at least most of the following…

I have spent a great portion of my career in large corporations. I was always passionate for innovation, from brainstorming ideas to making those ideas reality.

Innovation happens everywhere in each step of the organization so then why is so difficult to scale those ideas.

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Photo by Matt Ridley on Unsplash

The Problem

Organization are not adapted to speed. Big organization are bureaucratic like any public government. Making very difficult to discover new ideas.

Trying to help ideas to be discovered and executed is hen I found ideas management software. At first I was very interested to use it, making contact with people who submitted great ideas. Years pass by where thousand of ideas were put to work or that is what I thought. …

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Recently I have been asked if there is a good approach to use scrum in an accelerator program to make more agile the progress.

This has made me thing the way that we should implement it so that this is not only for tech startup but any kind of startups.

Here I will describe some of the notes that are important to take in mind while implementing this framework.

What is Scrum?

Scrum is one of the most used frameworks in software development. It has shown sustained growth due to the agility of the changes.

It is a simple way to iterate during different experiments. …

Scrum is one of the most used frameworks in software development. It has made such an impact in new companies that now there have been created many adaptation for different industries.

This picture shows show the simple circle use:

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There are three components in a Scrum Framework.


  • Product Owner: s/he is the responsible to understand the customer requirements and define the User Stories in the Product Backlog.
  • Scrum Master: s/he is the facilitator. Responsible to control the development cycle during the sprint and make sure that the times are met.
  • Development Team: the team consist between 3 to no more than 10 software developers. …

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While working as mentor for an accelerator, we found a challenge to structure the work done between entrepreneurs, mentors and staff members.

The idea was to make this work centralized to a structured process which can be use integrating metrics to evaluate fast and easy the progress of the startups, quality of mentors and program data.

What we found is that there is no such tool available in the market at that time, so then what good idea to build one. Here is when Team Coaches was born.

What do we solve?

We focus our solution on our customer expectations which are:

  • Centralized data…


Diego Alvarado

Helping build the future in the startup ecosystem

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