Team collaboration capabilities as a factor in startup success


  • Anna Karina Lopez Hernandez INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera s/n, E-46022 Valencia
  • Anabel Fernandez-Mesa Departamento de Dirección de Empresas “Juan José Renau Piqueras”, Facultad de Economia, Universitat de València. Avda. de los Naranjos s/n; 46022, Valencia
  • Monica Edwards-Schachter INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera s/n, E-46022 Valencia



Technology-based startups, technology-based startup team, team collaboration capabilities, Dynamic Capabilities, Collaboration, capability building


This paper discusses the role of team collaboration as a building block for cultivating capabilities in technology-based startups. This conceptual framework draws on a literature review of innovation and entrepreneurship research to understand the intra-organization collaboration mechanisms among team members in technology-based startups. Introducing the concept of team collaboration capabilities represents a new approach to understanding the interaction conditions that give rise to new capabilities from a venture team as its organizational base. Rapid new capability building represents a competitive advantage in environments characterized by innovative technological change, known as dynamic capabilities.


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How to Cite

Lopez Hernandez, A. K., Fernandez-Mesa, A., & Edwards-Schachter, M. (2018). Team collaboration capabilities as a factor in startup success. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 13(4), 13–23.



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