Software Startup Patterns – An Empirical Study

This report gives an account of the results of a joint research effort between Tampere University of Technology, Department of Pervasive Computing and University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, School of Engineering. The research was integrated with a seminar participated by PhD students at TUT. The aim was to identify working practices in software startups through interviews and formulate them as patterns. The results consist of the set of 63 found practices, their relationships, and a set of 14 patterns formulated for a selected set of the practices.

Anuradha Dande, Veli-Pekka Eloranta, Hadaytullah, Antti-Jussi Kovalainen, Timo Lehtonen, Marko Leppänen, Taru Salmimaa, Mahbubul Sayeed, Matti Vuori, Claude Rubattel, Wolfgang Weck & Kai Koskimies (Tampere University of Technology): Software Startup Patterns – An Empirical Study

Published 11.8.2014 as a technical report at Tampere University of Technology, Tampere