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3 Steps for Assembling a Startup Dream Team

This story appears in the July 2013 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

You may have a great idea, but your company's fate depends in large part on the strength of your team. In fact, many say that the character, complementary skill sets and working style of the key players are some of the most important factors in selecting companies in which to invest.

We spoke with Naeem Zafar, who teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, and serves as CEO of startup Bitzer Mobile, to walk us through the steps you should take to assemble a group that will start you on the road to profitability.

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