There are 3 types of people that are adding value to the startup ecosystem: hackers, designers & hustlers.
There are a lot of great articles out there about how to identify the first two types but not that much about how to spot a true "startup hustler".
There are 7 key characteristics you want to focus on:
- A focus on results
- A strong follow up
- Dealing with rejection
- High values
If you're looking to hire one and want to evaluate you should take all 7 into consideration. Let's look at them in more detail: