Getting frustrated of finding the right co founder for your startup? Easy. Interent has connected millions of worldwide people daily, so why not using it to find your startup co founder? Despite of using it as your daily entertainment and online dating, internet also provides a shortcut for you to discover talented, experienced and high quality individuals to become your startup co founder.
So, where do I need to go to do this?
Here’s the list.
FoundersNation make it easy to find your startup co founder with their filter features. You can look for the right co founder based on where they’re staying, their skillset, and etc. This site is very simple and easy to use. You can also choose to sign up with your Facebook account. It will allow people to see your background and know you better through it – and let you know other people better too.
With CoFoundersLab, you can simply create an account (for free), set up a standard, and browse through hundreds of professional’s profile matches. When there’s one that catches your attention, you can reach out to them by their messaging feature. With free membership from CoFoundersLab, you can reach out up to 5 members and unlimited for the pro membership.
Younoodle have a little bit different way to connect startup founders and co founders. They use competitions and contests to bring co founders, advisors, and entrepreneurs together. This system is pretty effective and has been trusted by a lot of companies, including Amazon and NASA.
Just like its name, CodeArmy is the place for technical co founders to gather around (best place to find a technical co founder). Here’s how they do it. Sign up for an account on CodeArmy, pitch your ideas, wait for any interested co founder to contact you. You can also browse freely through CodeArmy database. Find the one that matches your desired skillset and other characteristic. You can directly contact them to be your startup co founder.
Branding is everything for a startup (Find out why branding matters). So, having a branding expert as a startup co founder is essential. And Gaekon.com is the best place to look for it. They don’t just design, they put sciences, skills and theories in every part of their design. So don’t be surprised if your logo design draws a lot of clients towards you. Just like Younoodle, Gaekon use contests to connect you with design professionals. You can sign up for free, post a contest, and wait for the designers to work on it. It’s only need a couple of days and reasonable amount of money (all for the high quality service).
When you browsing through co founder profiles on these sites, don’t forget to checklist the 4 vital characteristics your co founder must have before you go with your final judgment. And when you finally pick a startup co founder, don’t forget to make a detailed founders’ agreement template. So, which one is your favorite between those co-founder-finding websites? Drop a comment and share!(zlf/gaekon)