Leadership

65% of startups fail due to co-founder conflict, according to Harvard professor Noam Wasserman. To help you avoid conflict, we’ll give you the tools you need to determine the right equity split, including the framework to measure contributions, case studies and more.

Deborah Baron Chief Strategy Officer at Align Matters

March 1st, 2016

We are a SaaS analytics business, have a handful of B2B customers and will investigate self-service subscription products. I'm... More

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Anonymous

July 25th, 2015

From what I understand, startup CEOs pretty much expect not to pay themselves when starting a company. When you have no profit or much funding yet,... More

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Joey Nima Investment Banker at Wells Fargo

July 11th, 2015

I find most talk about company culture, is just that -talk. And at the startup stage you’re mostly just trying to get things done. What are cheap,... More

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Mindy Ph.D Executive Coaching. Leadership. LifeWorks Integration

November 17th, 2016

I have an opportunity for non-sales people to bring in six figure clients.  Does a warm introduction get a finders fee? When revenue gets generated... More

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Kim Nicol People & Culture at Factory X | Speaker, Workshop Leader, Facilitator & Coach

July 22nd, 2016

You've probably heard investors say that they invest in people, not product or ideas.  They look for a great team, knowing that whatever product or... More

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May Sun

August 26th, 2016

There are a lot o opinions on this topic and can't really get my head around the answer. Any guidance would be much appreciate it.

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Anonymous

April 13th, 2015

I saw a tweetstorm/article that Lane Becker, Cofounder of Get Satisfaction released... More

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Daniel Eberhard CEO, Koho

October 29th, 2014

Going to switch things up a bit here. I want to talk soft skills and self-optimization. Most days I am rushing to work because I am literally excited... More

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David Austin Relentless problem solver and innovator.

December 17th, 2015

It seems a popular opinion is that cofounders should have equal ownership in a venture, and if I had the right partner (who had the right stuff and... More

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Teddy Cannon CEO at Crux Entertainment, Inc.

January 19th, 2016

My company is a new patented product for the music industry. I've put a great deal of work into it. At this point I feel I need to bring a person... More

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