Co-founders

News and Articles About Co-founders

Hayley Barna Steps Down as Co-CEO of Birchbox
Leadership

Hayley Barna Steps Down as Co-CEO of Birchbox

She will no longer have a day-to-day role, but will continue on as an advisor and member of the board of directors.
Laura Entis
An 8-Point Checklist to Help You Find the Startup Partner of Your Dreams
Partnerships

An 8-Point Checklist to Help You Find the Startup Partner of Your Dreams

It pays to find someone that you trust and enjoy being with for hours at a time, even through hard times. Look for these additional traits to make a business partnership work.
Martin Zwilling
Burt Shavitz, the Bearded Hippie Co-Founder and Face of Burt's Bees, Dies at 80
Entrepreneurs

Burt Shavitz, the Bearded Hippie Co-Founder and Face of Burt's Bees, Dies at 80

Burt's Bees, famous for its lip balm, got its start after Shavitz picked up a hitchhiker in 1984.
Laura Entis
How to Recruit a Technical Co-Founder
Co-founders

How to Recruit a Technical Co-Founder

Finding the perfect counterpart to your skillset is no easy feat. Here are a few suggestions to start the process.
Max Campion
For Your Partnership to Succeed, It Needs to Be Balanced
Partnerships

For Your Partnership to Succeed, It Needs to Be Balanced

Several core agreements need to take place before work can begin.
Adam Callinan
5 Tips for Launching a Startup Half a World Away
International business

5 Tips for Launching a Startup Half a World Away

Launching a company while your co-founder and team are in a different country provides a unique set of challenges. Here are a few ways to overcome these obstacles.
Cory Turner
7 Strategies to Help You Pick, Then Develop, the Perfect Partner
Partnerships

7 Strategies to Help You Pick, Then Develop, the Perfect Partner

When two or more parties bring different yet equally valuable skills to the table, amazing things happen.
Stephen Key
Use This 5-Question Zombie Apocalypse Formula to Choose Your Co-founder
Co-founders

Use This 5-Question Zombie Apocalypse Formula to Choose Your Co-founder

Building a startup comes with a whole ton of obstacles. Make sure you have the right person by your side.
Andrew Medal
When Looking for a Co-Founder Ask Yourself These 4 Questions
The Grind

When Looking for a Co-Founder Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

To ensure your co-founder is one that you can be with for the long haul, look for these traits.
AJ Agrawal
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Two Founders Are Better Than One
Co-founders

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Two Founders Are Better Than One

The Shark Tank investor says a company is at an advantage when two people, each with their own set of experiences, are behind the wheel.
Lauren Covello
The 3 Biggest Challenges of Being a Solo Founder
Solopreneur

The 3 Biggest Challenges of Being a Solo Founder

While being a solo entrepreneur definitely has its benefits, there are also unique obstacles that come with running a company without co-founders.
Aihui Ong
10 Steps to Finding the Right Co-Founder
Co-founders

10 Steps to Finding the Right Co-Founder

Two heads are always better than one in a startup. The challenge is how to find that elusive perfect-fit partner.
Martin Zwilling
Avoid These 3 Big Mistakes I Made as a First-Time Entrepreneur
Mistakes

Avoid These 3 Big Mistakes I Made as a First-Time Entrepreneur

A lawyer turned technology startup founder found out about these lessons the hard way.
David Greenberg
Maybe You Should Send Your Co-Founder a Valentine This Year
Co-founders

Maybe You Should Send Your Co-Founder a Valentine This Year

There are many similarities between finding your one-true love and finding a business partner compatible for the long haul.
David Stubenvoll