News and Articles About Co-founders
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.
Here's how two young treps found their co-founder on the street, and went on to launch a successful venture-backed startup.
Student entrepreneur David Gabeau on why computer-programming experience isnt critical to launching a successful tech startup.
Student entrepreneur Eric Muli on why its important to be honest with your business partners and to quickly get over disagreements.
Business is nothing like comic books or the movies, but having sidekick when the going gets tough cant hurt. This Halloween, consider finding the Robin to your Batman.
Start-up expert Rebekah Iliff says the key to finding an ideal partner or co-founder is first understanding your own strengths and future desires.
Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga discusses how he managed to start up quickly and efficiently.
Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers top questions about entrepreneurship.
One of the toughest challenges a young entrepreneur may face is turning away friends who want to join their companies. Here are some options.