News and Articles About Co-founders
In Coca-Cola's new platform for entrepreneurs, Coke brings the money and the cache, while startups (hopefully) help the soda giant reach new markets down the road.
When you meet a potential partner your personalities may click and your goals may be identical, but to have a successful relationship, clarity is key.
Steve Blank explains the importance of 'outward facing' founders.
Traveling the country can be a challenge for co-founders. But here's how this pair makes the traveling part work.
If you have business savvy but lack technical skills, bring in a technologist to strengthen your leadership.
While your relationship with your co-founder may be peachy right now, there is a possibility it could turn sour down the road. To protect yourself (and the company), make sure these three areas are covered in your founders' agreement.
It helps to bring in others to fill any gaps in your skill or experience. Here are five variables that will help you determine how much a new partner is worth.
Often entrepreneurs need another individual to help found (and run) a company. And while two minds are better than one, these two minds need to be on the same page.
When looking for a co-founder, entrepreneurs need to make sure they are matched with the right partner before taking the startup leap together. Otherwise, disaster could ensue.
Each partner should contribute to the business based on strengths. Rely on an advisor if needed and prepare for your relationship to evolve.
In this tale of two cities, the principals built a startup while living hundreds of miles away. Here are their insights.
Business partnerships are often compared to marriage: If you find the right match, success will ensue. Otherwise, you may be headed for disaster (and a nasty breakup).
Choosing business partners is not easy. If they are going to be with you in the long haul, you need to make sure they are a great fit. Here are a few things you should be considering.
Startup mythology is rooted in dorm-room meet cute stories, but some entrepreneurs are determined to seek out their perfect co-founder online.
A look at why co-founders shouldn't always seek consensus, why millennials want feedback and more advice for business owners.
While teaming up with others to launch a startup can provide invaluable expertise and support, it can also cause tension, as people don't always see eye to eye. Here are a few ways co-founders can co-exist.
Picking a co-founder is a lot like picking a spouse, except you'll likely spend more time with the former.
After years of working with entrepreneurs, Rebekah Iliff has the most prominent entrepreneurial types down to a science. See how you stack up.
The co-founder of shoe-lace company HICKIES offers advice about launching a business with your significant other.
Our ASK expert VC John Frankel offers up advice about finding a co-founder and managing the relationship.
Entrepreneur Matt Clark explains why pouring money into finding your ideal business partner may be your best bet.
Venture capitalist Paul Lee offers advice on finding the right business partner for your startup.
Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on the value of putting together a strong team -- and how to keep it that way.
Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on the theory of comparative advantage and how your startup would do well to learn about it.
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