As business leaders look to grow and scale their organizations, oftentimes the knee-jerk reaction is to hire full-time employees. But, what TSC fellows Jessica Charlsen and Jina Picarella found through LEVELS 1-2 was that these business owners feared the unknowns in hiring more than the process of hiring.

Early problem validation showed that small to mid-size business owners struggled with talent and capacity. They wanted help understanding how to automate and operationalize the business so it could grow, but they weren’t convinced that a new FTE was always the answer.

Serendipitously, this team completed their problem validation just as TSC revealed the Fintech Fellows Initiative. The two paths were meant to collide! Now, officially solving the larger challenge of operational growth and staffing as Fintech Fellows, Jessica and Jina are seeking market validation on their solution.

Help steer them in the right direction and take their Solution Validation Survey: