Life Long Learner How to Break in and Build A Network in the Startup Scene from Scratch » Life-Long Learner
Rachelle Lee stashed this in Startup
I like Step 4: Look to provide value and seek nothing in return
This philosophy should be the focal point of all of your interactions not only at this point of your journey, but throughout your entire life (in my opinion). When your talking with these people learn about their challenges and see if there is any way you can help. Common ways include feedback, pinging relevant articles, and connecting them with people who can help/their business has synergy with.
Connecting people is huge and something that comes naturally once you have met enough people. Think about who from your growing network could help someone out and then make an introduction (if they give you the okay). This goes a long way and helps you establish yourself as a connector.