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Business Development
Sales
India
Has an idea for a startup
Lokesh's idea:

Want to build a cross-border B2B eCommerce portal with features specifically designed for businesses...

Marketer
Sales
Germany
Has an idea for a startup
Sorti Ebai's idea:

My idea is to change how people pay for taxi fare in Africa . Creating a payment system connecting p...

Developer
Business Development
Suisse
Looking to partner with someone else's idea
About Gr:

MSc in physics and PhD in comp. bio., I have interdisciplinary background and interests -- motivated...

Developer
Product
UK
Has an idea for a startup
Sam's idea:

I have an idea for a unique, all natural protein snack designed as a savoury alternative to sweet pr...

Developer
Product
India
Has an idea for a startup
Krishna's idea:

It is a platform for traders. I need someone who can develop the business side and be professional a...

Developer
Business Development
India
Has an idea for a startup
Looking to partner with someone else's idea
Atharv's idea:

Im doing chartered accountancy at final level , during articleship i found most of businesses as wel...

Business Development
UK
Has an idea for a startup
Sam's idea:

What do you do with your free time? (e.g. how do you unwind? How do you deal with stress and big cha...

Developer
Product
France
Looking to partner with someone else's idea
About Felipe:

Well I have a lot of technology knowledge and have been a founder already 3 times. After selling my...

Developer
Designer
UK
Has an idea for a startup
Jeff's idea:

Temporary / semi-perm staffing marketplace for the gig economy however users will build a profile on...

Marketer
Business Development
Mongolia
Has an idea for a startup
Looking to partner with someone else's idea
Sainbayar's idea:

Looking to build service based marketplace app (b2b, b2c, c2b service, product, project based horizo...

Developer
Product
Ukraine
Has an idea for a startup
Looking to partner with someone else's idea
Denys's idea:

Tech specialist with more than decade of IT experience. I have been involved to the products and pro...

Business Development
Product
Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Has an idea for a startup
Tausif's idea:

I have many innovative ideas, just need the right tech-savvy co-founder .

The right co-founder shou...

Developer
Business Development
India
Has an idea for a startup
Looking to partner with someone else's idea
Shubh's idea:

I want to develop an app that will help one in focusing more on their work by eleminating distractio...

Developer
Designer
USA
Looking to partner with someone else's idea
About Tracy:

I'm driven and can help you build your startup with my technical and software development expertise....

Developer
Product
Vietnam
Looking to partner with someone else's idea
About Phuc:

Focus and Passionate on how to help people make a right choice. Have a strong base on economic and...

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How to interview a co-founder

If you’re looking for a cofounder for your startup, it’s important that you ask the right questions during an interview to find the ideal match. Finding someone with complementary skills and similar values who has the experience and energy to weather startups’ stormy seas will set you on a course for success.

FAQ

  • You should think of your Starthawk profile as another version of your CV.

    Always include a professionally-taken (or at least professional looking) picture of yourself on your profile.

    Write a description of yourself that demonstrates that you have the skills needed to be a great co-founder. This might be details of your education, your previous career or the businesses you’ve started and run in the past.

    You should also include one or two details that people will remember when they’re scanning through profiles and comparing them. What can you say about yourself and your achievements that will make you the one they remember?

    And finally, but importantly, make sure you include an elevator pitch. This should tell people reading what your business idea is, who you want to target and why you’re the ideal co-founder for this business. A good elevator pitch can help you whether you want to find a cofounder in the UK or find business partners in the USA.

  • Starthawk is like a dating app to find business partners. Just as you wouldn’t send a cut-and-paste message on a dating site, so you shouldn’t send one on Starthawk.

    Research every person you want to approach before you write your message. Make sure you know what they’ve done in the past and what they’re looking to do now, so you can talk about these things in your message.

    Include in your message details of why you have chosen to contact them and why you think you’re a good match.

  • Response times vary, often depending on how busy each person is and how much time they have in their diary to send replies. If you don’t get a reply straight away, don’t worry – you probably won’t have to wait long.

    Our system shows you the most active profiles first when you search, so the people you message will usually be those who are checking in and replying regularly. We’ll also send a reminder three and seven days after your original message, if it’s still unread.

  • We suggest that you set up a meeting as soon as you feel comfortable doing so. This is usually best done online, using Whatsapp, Zoom or Skype.

    If you prefer, and the person you want to meet is based near you, then you might prefer to meet them face-to-face. If you do this, you should always meet somewhere there are other people around, such as a restaurant or pub. Whether you’re looking to find a cofounder in London or find a cofounder in NYC, there’ll always be a busy place where you can meet.

  • With premium membership, you get:

    • No limits on the number of messages you can send.
    • Your profile ranked higher in searches and seen more often.
    • Extra search filters to make it easier to find the right match.
    • Message read receipts.
    • The ability to see whether a member is active on the site, so you don’t waste time messaging inactive members.
    • Discount deals with our chosen partner apps.
    • The ability to cancel your premium subscription at any time.
    • A premium profile badge to help you get taken seriously as a committed co-founder.
  • You can request that they sign an NDA, though you don’t have to do so. You might find that some co-founders are unwilling to sign an NDA until you’ve met and had at least a preliminary discussion.

    Whether or not you use an NDA, it’s important to carry out some simple online research to see if the person you plan to meet has the online presence you’d expect.

    It’s also important to mention that when you decide to work with a co-founder, your idea is simply the starting point. Any time you’re thinking about how to find a business partner in the UK or elsewhere, remember that how you work together to make it happen is what will make your business.