startup conflict

  • Co-founder conflict Crunch Network

    Co-founder conflict

    Here’s how it felt in the weeks before I resigned from my last startup: I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t eat. Resting pulse at 120. I had reached a point where I couldn’t agree with my co-founder over the future of the company. I had to step away. Every co-founder situation is different, but one common problem revolves around how founders engage in conflict: either not… Read More

  • Resolving Co-Founder Disputes Crunch Network

    Resolving Co-Founder Disputes

    Editor’s note: Mike Knoop is co-founder of Zapier. In the summer 2012 batch, one in four Y Combinator companies lost a founder. It’s not hard to conclude that startup co-founder disputes are universal. They range from the big decisions (What should our product do? Should we hire? Should we raise capital?) to the small (What should you work on today? What should the blog design… Read More