You can’t build a billion dollar despicable me organization

Sole founders are bad. You can’t build a billion dollar despicable me startup

TL;DR: Sole founders face an uphill battle compared to co-founding teams. And if you are a sole founder, you still need a team; minions aren’t enough. Everyone has seen Despicable Me. A hilarious movie with everyone’s favorite yellow, one-eyed minions. I love those babbling, cheeky monkies! The organizational design of Evil Inc. is extremely flat; Gru who is then surrounded by an …

Investible Founding Teams that raise venture capital

Investible Founding Startup Teams

Every founding team looking to grow more aggressively needs to raise investment from venture capitalists. The funny thing is that I don’t think founders think the team is nearly as important as an investor think it is! In this blog, I have written a presentation, uploaded to Slideshare, delving into what ‘investible teams’ are. For those not inclined to read …