Co-Founder Relationships

Finding the right co-founder is such an important decision. This collection includes advice about what to consider before and after you commit.
audio icon Do I need a co-founder? audio icon Part 1: How do I find a co-founder? audio icon Part 2: How do I find a co-founder? audio icon Part 3: How do I find a co-founder? audio icon Part 4: How do I find a co-founder? audio icon How many co-founders should I have? audio icon Part 1: How do I know my co-founder is the one? audio icon Part 2: How do I know my co-founder is the one? audio icon How did you know your co-founder was the one? audio icon What questions should I ask a potential co-founder? audio icon Part 1: What should I consider when starting a company with a professor? audio icon Part 2: What should I consider when starting a company with a professor? video icon Part 1: Should I start a company with my significant other? audio icon Part 2: Should I start a company with my significant other? audio icon Should I start a company with a friend? video icon How do VCs view familial founding teams? audio icon Where can I find a co-founder with deep expertise? audio icon How do I know when to bring on a technical co-founder? audio icon How can I convince a technical co-founder to join my team? audio icon Part 1: Which early conversations should I have with my co-founder? audio icon Part 2: Which early conversations should I have with my co-founder? audio icon Part 1: How do I decide on co-founder roles and responsibilities? audio icon Part 2: How do I decide on co-founder roles and responsibilities? audio icon How should I decide on team roles and equity splits? audio icon How do I attract an experienced operator to my startup? video icon Which qualities do VCs look for in founders? audio icon How do we fairly divide our equity? audio icon Should I split equity 50-50 with my co-founder? audio icon How much equity should I give my professor? audio icon How much equity should I give a potential co-founder who is part time until I raise a round? audio icon At what point should I sign a founders agreement with my co-founder? audio icon What do I do if my co-founder and I don't agree? audio icon Should I include a clause about who has "final say" in my co-founder agreement? audio icon How do I handle tough conversations with my co-founder? video icon What should I do if my co-founder is driving me crazy? audio icon My relationship with my co-founder isn't working out, what should I do? video icon What happens if one of my co-founders leaves early? audio icon What do I do if I no longer want to run my company? audio icon How do co-founder swim lanes change over time? audio icon What early conversations should I have with my cofounder? audio icon How can I invest in building and maintaining a healthy relationship with my cofounder?

Do I need a co-founder?

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