A single founder in a startup is a mistake - Do you agree?

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Who agrees (56% of 50 opinions):

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Guy Kawasaki

Founded 3 companies. Invested in 10. Former chief evangelist of Apple. Author of thirteen book

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Paul Graham

co-founder at Y Combinator

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Hector Perez

Co-founder at AgreeList. Londoner. Founded a political party. Telecom engineer. Ruby dev.


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Konst. Stampoulis

European Civilization scholar, Wikipedian, Open culture supporter


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Jesus Encinar

CEO & founder at Idealista (top property website in Spain). Harvard Business School MBA. Inves


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Javier Martin

CEO at Loogic, co-founder at Iniciador, author.


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Pau Garcia-Milà

"Innovator Of The Year" by MIT's TR-35 Spain. Founder of eyeOS (acquired by Telefónica in 2014


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Rodolfo Carpintier

Founder and president at DAD. Investor in 25 startups.


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Bernardo Hernandez

Founder at StepOne Ventures and Idealista. Investor. Ex Googler, Yahoo! and BBVA.


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Javier Megias

CEO and co-founder of Startupxplore, Entrepreneur, Investor, Blogger


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Ángel María

Founder Samastah, @Bubok • Studied at @Universidad Complutense De Madrid. Featured by Forbes i


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Juan Luis Hortelano

Co-founder and director of @Plug and Play Tech Center in Spain, expert in internationalization


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Marta Esteve

Founder of @soysuper, @rentalia, co-founder of @Toprural Partner in @Vinogusto


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Elena Benito Ruiz

Head of Digital + SEO @ Antiaging Group Barcelona & Instituto del Pelo Vila-Rovira. Startup me


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Miguel Angel Ivars

Founder & CEO at @AdLemons, influence marketing platform.


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Adrian Hon

CEO of Six to Start (Zombies, Run!, The Walk), author of A History of the Future in 100 Object


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Yuri Sagalov

Founder & CEO (@aerofs), part time partner (@ycombinator)

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Luis Gosalbez

Lawyer and entrepreneur. Founder of Metricson, cofounder of Terminis.


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Juan Martínez Climent

CEO and co-founder of Agroterra. Co-founder of Plug and Play Spain.


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David Zaragoza

Cofounder of Avanzis, Terminis, Todoexpertos.


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Felipe Navio

Co-founder and product guy of jobandtalent. We are helping professionals to never miss again a


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Christopher Moisan

CEO @AiT - Swim + Health/Fit Tech. Ex-Taptu, Napster, Mind Candy, Guardian.


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Jose A. Llopis

CEO & co-Fouder at Bookitit & PideCita


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Manuel Silva

Vice President at BBVA Ventures


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Eduardo Clavijo

Business Angel, Entrepeneur, business consultant. London Business School.


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Nick Jordan

CEO Trade Horizons. Executive MBA from London Business School. Qualified Private Banker.


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Sauro Mostarda

Head of Business Development & Operations at Solar Ventures and CEO @ Behind Energy. MBA @Lond


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Who disagrees (44% of 50 opinions):

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Nancy Lublin

CEO/Founder https://t.co/7aYciR9bLT. (Former CEO, https://t.co/vEqzQQfrzY; Founder, https://t.

Of course you need amazing people around you, people smarter than you, people who compliment your strengths. But someone has to own it and lead. Time wasted on finding a co founder, time spent negotiating, blah blah blah. Lead and ship - source
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Farhan Lalji

Canadian sportscaster


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Stephen Wolfram

CEO of Wolfram Research. Mathematica. Wolfram Alpha. Author of the book A New Kind of Science.


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Emilio Marquez

Fonder of Networking Activo


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Iñaki Arrola

CEO of @Coches.com. Founder of Vitamina K VC SCR SA. Mentor at Seedrocket and Startbootcamp. A


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François Derbaix

Co-founder @Bewa7er, @Soysuper, @Toprural (sold to @HomeAway) and @Rentalia.com (sold to @idea


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Ramon Suarez

@Betacowork founder; @cohandbook author; @coassemblyeu president; @startupsbe @betagroup board


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Álvaro Ortiz

Cofounder of Mumumio and Actuable (acquired by change.org). Investor at SinDelantal, Startupxp


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César Mariel Albert

CEO and co-founder @Iristrace. Mindvestor. @imaginecc Dreamer. @sbcAmsterdam Alumni 2014


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Agustin Cuenca

Founder ASPgems, @Beruby


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Lucas Cervera

Co-founder of nVotes and Iniciador. Business design professor, advisor & speaker.


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Gustavo G. Brusilovsky

Cofounder of BuyVip (sold to Amazon). Cofounder of Klikin. Board member at Chemo. Internet Ent


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Anastasia Leng

Co-founder of @HatchCo / Former long-time #Googler


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Ariel Quinones

Co-founder @ironhak, MBA at Wharton Business School.


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Guillermo Garcia

CEO of MyKerbox & Onestic.


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Sukhraj Grewal

Internet Marketer


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Anu Chandra

Founder @Ryelore, London Business School MBA, Edinburgh CS


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Daniel Morgan

Founder of Active in Time.


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Israel Yuste

CEO & Founder @biupBOX


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David Blanco

Founder and CEO @Tractis


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Antonio González Barros

Chairman at Grupo Intercom (created more than 45 businesses such as InfoJobs, Softonic and ema


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Comments:

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Gustavo G. Brusilovsky

Maybe not recommended but mistake sounds too extreme.
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David Zaragoza

In general it's true, but there are exceptions.
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Guy Kawasaki source

Successful companies are usually started, and become successful, with the contributions of at least two soul mates. However, do not rush. It's better to have too few founders than too many.
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David Byttow

Depends but it's good to have a strong partner.
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Yuri Sagalov source

Makes it much, much, harder.

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