26: Should I partner up on my bootstrapped business?


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This week, Nick and Martin provide an update on what we've been doing and talk about things to consider when deciding on whether to partner with someone on your bootstrapped business.

How to pick the right business partner:



You don't need a co-founder for your startup: http://thenextweb.com/entrepreneur/2014/08/14/dont-need-co-founder-startup/

Joel on Software thread, Dynamic equity splits: http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?biz.5.846236.37

Joel Spolsky on Equity for Startups: https://gist.github.com/isaacsanders/1653078

Founder's Dilemmas: Equity Splits, Eric Reis (Noam Wasserman): http://www.startuplessonslearned.com/2012/04/founders-dilemmas-equity-splits.html

Startup equity calculator: http://foundrs.com/

The founders pie calculator: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/fd0n/35%20Founders'%20Pie%20Calculator.htm


BBC micro:bit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4hVG2Br1W1LKCmw8nSm9WnQ/introducing-the-bbc-micro-bit

Follow up and feedback:

nick.swan@gmail.com, martin.judd@joinedupsolutions.com

twitter : @nickswan @martin_judd

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