Co-founders

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Starting a Business

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.

Thought Leaders

13 Tips to Create the Perfect Partnership

Creating the perfect partnership takes understanding, significant effort and above all a sincere desire to make it work.

Starting a Business

Before You Bring a Co-Founder on Board, Ask These 5 Questions

Our expert this week discusses how entrepreneurs can test out a potential partner before going all in.

Starting a Business

Stuck at the Idea Phase? These 6 Collaboration Avenues Can Help.

Working with others on a project is one of the most effective ways to move an idea forward.

Buying / Investing in Business

Thinking of Going Solo? 7 Reasons You Need a Co-Founder.

There are few decisions in business that are more important than deciding whether you'll 'go it alone' or team up.

Leadership

Why Ben Picked Jerry

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield launched the legendary ice-cream brand Ben & Jerry's in 1978. And they're still friends today.

Leadership

The Critical Process of Identifying the Right Co-Founder

There's no easy formula for success and sometimes only time will tell if a business leader has made a good choice.

Starting a Business

Gilt Groupe Co-Founder: The 5 Secrets of Super Successful Founder Relationships

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of Gilt Groupe and new beauty service app Glamsquad, reveals what it takes to build a productive and harmonious founding team.

Devices

4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed

If you're launching an app-based business, stay clear of these problems that will sink your startup.

Thought Leaders

Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups

In Coca-Cola's new platform for entrepreneurs, Coke brings the money and the cachet, while startups (hopefully) help the soda giant reach new markets down the road.

Starting a Business

5 Things to Do Before Saying 'I Do' to a Business Partner

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.

Leadership

How Two Entrepreneurial Jetsetters Stay Grounded at 30,000 Feet

Traveling the country can be a challenge for co-founders. But here's how this pair makes the traveling part work.

Starting a Business

Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup

If you have business savvy but lack technical skills, bring in a technologist to strengthen your leadership.

Starting a Business

The 3 Essential Things Needed in a Founders' Agreement

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.

Starting a Business

How Much of Your Company Should You Give to New Co-Founders?

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.