How to find the right co-founder for your startup? with James LaLonde (Yoli)

Innoway - Haidian West Street No 48, Building 6, 1st Floor 100080, Beijing Beijing
Wed, Feb 28, 2018, 6:00 PM (CST)

About this event

If you are looking for a co-founder, attend this Fireside Chat with James LaLonde and network with others who are looking for capable people to partner with.

Choosing your co-founder(s) is the most significant decision that you have to make in the early life of a startup. Ultimate success and failure depends more often than not rests on this decision. More startups fail because of co-founder in-fighting than any other reason. That said, you can’t do it alone as data shows most successful startups have multiple co-founders. Balancing your need to move fast with the need to choose carefully is of paramount importance. In a highly interactive and informal setting James LaLonde will take you through his “founder checklist” covering topics from co-founder responsibilities, domain knowledge, equity splits, compensation, goal setting and the other key issues that need to be discussed and evaluated up front. James has wide experience in China and will also touch on the China-specific topics, such as what kind of entity to form and do you really need a Chinese co-founder, etc.?


  • James LaLonde

    James LaLonde



    美国人,yoli 英语口语CEO,企业家,投资人,初创企业导师,畅销书籍作者,微信双语专栏作家。在中国连续创立数家致力于移动互联设备程序研发的公司。2016年创立的yoli英语口语,致力于在微信上建立一对一在线练习英文口语的学习平台,引领教育应用程序新概念。同时James也是知名手游公司游道易Yodo1的联合创始人。想了解更多关于James的详细信息,可以搜索他的个人微信公众号:这感觉就像未来, 或查看领英介绍

    James is the CEO of yoli, serial entrepreneur, investor, start-up mentor, best-selling book author, public speaker and and WeChat columnist. In...

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  • When

    Wednesday, Feb 28
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)


    Haidian West Street No 48, Building 6, 1st Floor 100080Beijing

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