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Building your team

Whether you intend to run your venture as a sole operator or build a company, you will need to surround yourself with a team to build your knowledge and opportunities. In this section find suggestions for finding co-founders, team members, mentors, business partners and other support.

Do you even need a cofounder? Y-combinator share what they look for in a team (and yes, 92% of the Y-combinator start-ups has one or more co-founders):

How to find a co-founder for your tech start-up (skip if your venture isn’t tech related).

Drawing on a decade of research and interviews with company founders, Harvard Business School Associate Professor Noam Wasserman explores many of the momentous early decisions and pitfalls faced by entrepreneurs and investors. Wasserman outlines paths and options for founders, with an emphasis on the frequently challenging people issues that can inhibit start-up success. Learn more

Serial entrepreneur Gloria Lin has made an art of finding co-founders. Learn more

Her Co-founder dating questionnaire Learn more

 

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