Having a co-founder dilutes your equity and authority. When does adding a co-founder add more value than hiring an executive with similar skills? Understanding the unique role a co-founder plays can help you determine if and when you need one.
Tag: co-founder fit
Going Solo: Founding a Startup without a Co-Founder
Anecdotal evidence suggests that being a solo founder carries more risk than co-founding a startup. Hind Hobeika discusses her reasons for not adding a co-founder and provides ways to rethink the critical decision of having a partner or going solo.
Dinesh Moorjani on Finding the Right Co-Founder
Finding the right co-founder for your venture is one of the biggest early challenges founders face. Dinesh Moorjani shares why co-founder compatibility and chemistry matter as much as skills.
Sunil Nagaraj of Ubiquity Ventures on Co-Founder Compatibility
Many founders start ventures with a friend, assuming their values and goals for the startup will align. But friendship doesn't guarantee compatibility in business. Sunil Nagaraj, founding partner of Ubiquity Ventures shares what he learned about the importance of long-term co-founder compatibility.