What drives professionals at technology startups? If your answer is money, promises of money and dreams of money, well, that might be true. But that’s not the entire story.
The tech startup community seems to want to fill their hearts and minds — as well as their wallets — according to a recent 2014 Dice Salary Survey. In fact, those working at startups actually saw their raises and average salaries lag behind that of their peers in traditional companies.
Such data might suggest that these tech pros are less happy about their pay, but the exact opposite appears to be true.
What’s the explanation for their brighter, happier state of mind? And what other rewards do tech pros at startups seek?