When founders launch their new startup, optimism is typically running rampant. However, it is not uncommon for one or more founders to leave the very startups they launch within the first few years.
Once you have picked your co-founders, the next step is identifying potential advisors and professional service providers who will help shepherd your startup to success.
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In the salad days of the dot-com boom, exiting your internet startup through an IPO inside of three years almost became the expectation of any company with “.com” in the name. In these more sober web2.0 days, the path to exit has become significantly longer and more tumultuous.
When founders begin contemplating the launch of their technology startup, thought should be given to a variety of considerations, especially if one or more of the founders are currently employed at other technology companies.