Tech

  • Take one: How to Grow as a Leader

    Take one: How to Grow as a Leader

    Our CTO Stephan Schulze observes three common fails of up-and-coming tech leaders—and offers tips on avoiding them

  • Keep Your Cloud Under Control: Infrastructure Best Practices

    Keep Your Cloud Under Control: Infrastructure Best Practices

    How to streamline your infrastructure, plug security vulnerabilities, and ensure your setup is sustainable? Project A’s Senior DevOps Engineer Alencar Souza has some tips

  • What Makes a Good CTO?

    What Makes a Good CTO?

    Working closely with dozens of CTOs in our portfolio got me thinking about what they have in common and what makes them better

  • Everything you need to know before going global

    Everything you need to know before going global

    There are plenty of examples of internationalization gone wrong. Want to avoid these pitfalls? We have a few tips

  • To Monolith or Not to Monolith?

    To Monolith or Not to Monolith?

    Stephan Schulze, Project A’s CTO, offers advice on when startups should migrate to microservices

  • Systemizing Product-Market Fit

    Systemizing Product-Market Fit

    We share our experience and the system we developed to deal with this complex challenge that can make or break your company

  • Engineer your engineering team

    Engineer your engineering team

    Our open-source tool, Velojiraptor, helps portfolio companies introduce KPIs into the software development process and boost developers’ productivity. Give it a spin!

  • Set and measure the right OKRs for developers

    Set and measure the right OKRs for developers

    While marketing, HR, and business development departments are avid followers of OKRs, engineering teams can also benefit from setting goals

  • How we helped build a 5x unicorn

    How we helped build a 5x unicorn

    Project A has been investing in Trade Republic since its series A round — both financially and as an operational partner. Our Tech team spent two years supporting the firm, delivering a web app and several backend services that have helped it evolve from a startup into a major European player

  • Conway’s Law in Action

    Conway’s Law in Action

    Are you leading a tech team but never heard about Conway’s law? A quick intro to one of the fundamental principles of tech organizations

  • The sysadmin diaries

    The sysadmin diaries

    Emanuel Stoi, Senior System Administrator and Project A’s Mac Guy in residence, talks about automation, tech support, the challenges of a hybrid workplace, and the importance of the human factor

  • 5 signs you need a QA specialist

    5 signs you need a QA specialist

    Project A’s QA Analyst highlights the typical signs that indicate it’s time to add a dedicated QA expert to your team

  • No VC money? Make lemonade

    No VC money? Make lemonade

    The global cooldown is the perfect moment to refocus, shake off bad habits, and create a sustainable foundation for the next growth phase

  • Mind the gap between Title and Role

    Mind the gap between Title and Role

    Job titles can often be just meaningless labels — what really matters are your day-to-day responsibilities

  • The secret to successful exit: Software audit

    The secret to successful exit: Software audit

    Have you ever thought about the legal implications of excessive use of NPM? Project A’s Tech team shares some insights gleaned from numerous due diligence processes and offers best practices for working with open-source and third-party libraries