Founders Must Be Rooted
Paul Graham claims that 20% of companies YC has funded have had a cofounder leave. That is an enormous number. One in five.
If we’re entering the Age of the Cockroach, we need more rooted Founders.
How rooted are you?
Do you feel confident, rock-solid and determined about the mission of your company? Do you have a support system and community that helps in the tough times? Are you structuring your life on a longterm view that will enable you to maintain consistent output and stability for your investors, employees, and partners for as long as it takes?
For Investors, Employees, and Partners of startup companies:
Are the Founders you work with rooted?
Would you follow them into battle? Are you confident that they’ll stay with the company no matter what happens because they care deeply about the mission?
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