Thursday 16th August 2018

    How do you find a badass co-founder?- Andrew Chen


    In the last couple months, I've been keeping an open eye out on finding a high-quality co-founder for the startup I'm doing as part of my EIR gig. Ultimately, the scarcest commodity in the entrepreneurial community is NOT venture capital money - there are billions out there - but rather very high quality people. In particular, the highest quality people out there turn into co-founders, so that's incredibly important. In particular, a co-founder's able to help balance you out, especially on mood. So if you are both in a room, the startup is on the rocks, and you say, "god we're fucked!" then sometimes your co-founder will say, "well, why don't we do X." The same will happen vice-versa, which is great.

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