Labs Policies


  • WIP limit = 2 tasks per person

  • Results from researches paid by out clients can be published only after client's approval

  • 4irelabs can cover 50% costs for hackathons. Need an approval from coordinator (Max)

  • In spinoff companies part of the ownership of IP belongs to 4ire. Exact proportions can be determined soon. Preliminarily: 50/50 (company / leader)

  • Requests must be submitted here: Funding requests


Process for phase 3 funding (testing & validation) (like in Aragon)

  • Request for funding

  • Approve by LL & Budget owner (Max)

  • Payout after milestone finished and goals met

Training/education budget

Everybody can put requests in the requests table, LL determine the priority and move to "approved".


  • LeadLink – Max

  • Researcher – Max, Stas, Kirill, Bohdan, Oleg

  • Advisors (various)

  • Facilitator – Max

  • Secretary – Max


Purpose: research the market needs


  • Conduct customer interviews (formal & informal)

  • Participate in related conferences and events

  • Read related media (articles, chats, forums, twitter)

  • Present & sell-test the company offerings


Should have a clearly defined challenge. Challenges are rated in the spreadsheet

  • Impact

  • Funding Opportunities

  • Easiness to test / skillset match

  • Personal Interest

To reject from the phase:

  • Lack of competence

  • Lack of interest