Eventually, you're going to have to make the leap. It's better to do it quick, like ripping a band aid. It is my personal belief that people are rewarded when they take the risk to put themselves out there. Blind faith comes with the territory of being an entrepreneur.
Cofounders enter into what is essentially a marriage and, odds are, they see you more than your family does. So what happens when you realize that it is in the best interest of the company to let your cofounder go?
Benjamin Moe, 21-year-old co-founder and editor-in-chief of Table Talk, sneaks about the dimly lit corridors of a coal factory in rural Jaipur, tacking CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS to the factory's rusty insides.
Universities are a prime breeding ground for cutting edge technology, and, in the best cases, entrepreneurs can find ready and willing prototypes that have stood the test of research and benefit from thousands of dollars of grant funding already put to use.
Sure, starting a business is scary and financially dangerous. But that doesn't mean entrepreneurs should take on a partner just to hold their hand and put a few dollars in the equity pot. Thankfully, there are alternatives formal partnerships.