co-founder

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A person who, in conjunction with one or two other individuals, is instrumental in starting a business, charity or some other enterprise. Each person involved in the creation of the entity is considered a co-founder.

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You may want to start the business with a co-founder so that you do not have all of the risk or the attention squarely on you.
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He was the co-founder of the company and that made him very confident in himself and what he did for the company.
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You need to make sure that you fully trust your co-founder before you decide to get to deep into business with them.
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Startups in 13 Sentences (#1)
"Pick good cofounders. Cofounders are for a startup what location is for real estate. You can change anything about a house except where it is. In a startup you can change your idea easily, but changing your cofounders is hard. And the success of a startup is almost always a function of its founders."
- Paul Graham
Pick Good Cofounders
"Cofounders are for a startup what location is for real estate. You can change anything about a house except where it is. In a startup you can change your idea easily, but changing your cofounders is hard. And the success of a startup is almost always a function of its founders."
- Paul Graham


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