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7 Qualities Every Entrepreneur Should Look for in a Co-Founder
Co-founders

7 Qualities Every Entrepreneur Should Look for in a Co-Founder

You don't want a 'yes' man. You don't want someone who's cooperative at the price of passivity. And you do want someone with equal passion.
Syed Balkhi
What No One Tells You About Having a Co-Founder
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What No One Tells You About Having a Co-Founder

Co-founder conflicts cause startup failure. These five questions can help you avoid one.
Renée Warren
Where to Find Your Ideal Tech Co-Founder
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Where to Find Your Ideal Tech Co-Founder

A few, very lucky entrepreneurs have friends qualified to be their co-founder. For everybody else it's a little like arranged marriage.
Anand Srinivasan
6 Ways to Help Attract a Founding Team, Pre-Revenue
Co-founders

6 Ways to Help Attract a Founding Team, Pre-Revenue

Consider that you'll need to 'date' your co-founder ahead of the actual wedding.
Meghan M. Biro
6 Ways to Build a Lasting 'Co-Founder Team' for Your Startup
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6 Ways to Build a Lasting 'Co-Founder Team' for Your Startup

Make those important decisions upfront, so your relationship works like a well-oiled machine.
Michal Ugor
4 Things Non-Tech Leaders Do Better Than the Cyber-Obsessed
Leadership

4 Things Non-Tech Leaders Do Better Than the Cyber-Obsessed

Co-founders lacking technology-heavy backgrounds tend be better at seeing the forest for the trees in today's online jungle.
Delphine Braas
3 Tips for Successfully Running a Company When You Are Married to the Co-Founder
Married Entrepreneurs

3 Tips for Successfully Running a Company When You Are Married to the Co-Founder

Building a successful company as a married couple requires a few key components to navigate how the partnership operates.
Jay Gould
Can a Software Development Company Be Your Co-Founder?
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Can a Software Development Company Be Your Co-Founder?

Can the two sides work together as partners, not as client and provider?
David Teten
The Trick to Splitting Startup Equity Among Key Players
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The Trick to Splitting Startup Equity Among Key Players

When it comes to splitting equity it is important to create a structure that keeps all key parties properly motivated in the ebb and flow of building a startup.
Tony Conrad
The 4 Qualities That Inventors or Entrepreneurs Should Look for in a Partner
Partnerships

The 4 Qualities That Inventors or Entrepreneurs Should Look for in a Partner

Rarely does one person fill both roles. To present an innovative solution to the market and build a profitable business, you need a team.
Martin Zwilling
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
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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