My Favorite Kind of Founder

  • Mission driven: startups are such a rollercoaster ride that it takes someone who won’t get distracted by the ups and downs of the journey. A founder who cares about changing something that isn’t working quite right in the world is more likely to stay grounded during the highs, and grind through the lows.
  • Intellectual honesty: a founder who sees things as they are rather than how she/he would like them to be will more likely confront problems early and fix them.
  • Self-awareness: a founder who understands her/his weaknesses and assembles a team that is complementary is more likely to be successful.



Family guy. Investor/mentor for start-ups. Fitness/sports enthusiast. Music lover. Gadget freak. Car buff. I care about women’s education, cancer research.

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