Finding a co-founder
What to look for in co-founders – Paul Graham on determination, flexibility, imagination, naughtiness and friendship
A guide to find the right co-founder – Co-founder relationships: from falling in love to outsourced tech and remote CTOs
Don’t “Look” for a Technical Co-Founder. Earn one with these steps – Too often do founders try to just “look” a co-founder, rather than “earn” one.
How to Find A Co-Founder For Your Startup – You can’t be great at everything. Finding your compliment could be what drives your company to success.
50 Ways to Find Co-Founders – Don’t know where to find a co-founder?
34 Questions to Ask Potential Co-Founders – Jessica Alter of Cofounder Dating outlines all of the questions you need to ask.
A Tech Founder’s Guide to Picking a Non-Tech Founder – Jessica Alter of Cofounder Dating shares a strong list of things to look for when finding a non-tech founder
How We Fight – Cofounders in Love and War – Steve Blank shares extremely important lessons on managing co-founders.
Places to find co-founders
- FounderDating – premiere site for founders/co-founders
- CoFoundersLab – find a co-founder in any city
- YouNoodle – founder matching
- CodeArmy – CTO’s for Non-Tech Founders
- FoundersNation – founders in Israel, London & NY
- AngelList – Angel List jobs board
- Startup Weekend – Launch a Startup and meet a co-founder
- Meetup – go to a Meetup!
- How to hire developers – mike greenfield
Building a founding team
Where do you fit in? A Founder’s Guide to Startup Roles – Before you build a team, you should know your role in your company
Lessons about building a team from Zuckerberg and Facebook – This article explains how Mark Zuckerberg was able to build a great team from day one
How to Build Your Startup Team – This article explores the trenches of making your first hires
How to Assemble an All-Star Team for Your Startup – This video explains how to overcome the challenge of getting great talent to work for your young company
How to start a business with your significant other – Five tips to keep in mind: Set boundaries and expectations, Divide and conquer, Be your own person, Don’t lose your perspective, Always be honest, no exceptions
Steve Blank’s free online course on How to start a startup
Insightful startup podcasts