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Looking for the right co-founder for your startup? Here’s how

Looking for the right co-founder for your startup? Here’s how

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Coming up with that one amazing idea, that you plan to do marvel at the gen is rare. But what’s even rarer is to find that another being that matches the same passion as yours and imbibes the idea similarly. That being is popularly called ‘the co-founder’.


Coming up with that one amazing idea, that you plan to do marvel at the gen is rare. But what’s even rarer is to find that another being that matches the same passion as yours and imbibes the idea similarly. That being is popularly called ‘the co-founder’. Having done it all by ourselves seems good to listen, but practically it isn’t that feasible. You cannot sail the ship through the entire ocean all alone. You need that one support system who would turn the sail when winds aren`t your favour.

Tfavourw episode of Chalo Startup is all about finding that hand that will save you in the need of the hour. This episode shows how entrepreneur Rohan Mahajan struggled when he was doing business alone. Though his fortunes changed when he found the perfect co-founder in Nikhil Sarup. They have the perfect strengths that complement each other. They have a working arrangement which allows them to work in perfect respect and harmony. Together they have built India’s leading platform for legal advice. Over 6 lakh visitors come to their website and mobile app each month for free legal advice. Their platform LawRato.com connects them to 10,000+ lawyers across the country. 

The two share how they intermingled their skills keeping their work areas specific and distinct at the same time. They also marked how frequent debates and arguments can be, and how they solved it by looking at the data and anecdotal reference based on their experience.

They also lay down that you need to completely trust the person who is to become your co-founder. If you don’t know much about the person, you should claim a courtship period. Also, they elaborate how it necessary to comprehend the fact, that one has to accept the leadership of one person.

Further, Srikant Sastri concludes by emphasizing and sharing three points one needs to consider when choosing a co-founder.

1. Find a partner, don’t do it alone.

2. Find a partner with different skill sets, don’t do it alone.

3. Respect each other and make the partnership work, don’t do it alone.

Tutored by an expert itself your mentor is Srikant Sastri who is a seasoned entrepreneur who has built and exited two successful ventures (Solutions Integrated, Team4U) and now is the originator of `Chalo StartUp`; a venture that trains budding entrepreneurs to lay the foundation of a successful startup.

Srikant, an engineer from IIT, Kanpur and an MBA from IIM, Calcutta is an active Charter Member of TiE Delhi, and the Indian Angels Network. Srikant works closely with and nurtures several tech start-ups. These include LawRato (legal tech), Nyoooz (digital content & media platform), SkillsHaat (skilling market place) & Khelfie (sports tech).

Entrepreneurs who are looking for an ideal advice in finding their partner, ‘Chalo StartUp’ is their ideal destination.

The series of 10 videos will provide answers to the most common questions usually asked like, What business to start? Should I do it alone or with partners? How easy or difficult is it? Is language, gender or education a barrier? Is funding necessary? Can technology help?

Know how to find your co-founder here-

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