In our online course on the VC Pitch Deck, we talk at length about what makes great startup teams.
Turns our Google spent years researching the most impactful factor.
What they found: psychological safety.
In great teams, members are more prone to taking risks, saying counter-intuitive things, or trying disruptive ones because there is no fear of being judged idiotic or incompetent.
More on the other characteristics of great teams here: https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/after-years-of-research-google-discovered-secret-weapon-to-building-a-great-team-its-a-lesson-in-emotional-intelligence.html