How to find a co-founder? Look for the PIE traits
The common challenge faced by most startup founder is to find a co-founder. Generally, no single founder have every resources and needed skills to do everything to build a startup. That’s why the earliest and first critical decisions must be made is to find a co-founder.
Finding a co-founder is almost like finding a life partner, YES it’s that important. There’s no point in deciding on a co-founder just because of childhood/high school/university friendship. Yes a relationship does matter, but don’t forget that your needs is a co-founder with skills that complement you. Co-Founder with overlap skills often needs to outsource some part of the early task. And that means more financial resource needed to kick-start the startup, or even worse the launch can be delayed because some skills haven’t met a needed standart. Beside having complementary skills that completes you, here are the things you should consider about finding a co-founder. We summarize it into PIE rule.
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