PAIRING BODIES: Entrepreneur Philippe Mundi spoke about what qualities to look for in a business partner
I opened the company alone, with a friend with whom we no longer communicate, with my future wife, brother and strangers, who later became close friends to me.
Let the heading of my note not mislead you – in fact, the ideal business partner does not exist. But you can find someone close to ideal if you choose carefully. The co-founder’s choice is similar to marriage (in my case, the partnership just ended) – if you do not fit each other, then parting is inevitable.
The relationship between the co-founders evokes a lot of emotions and is often tested for strength as the business grows. But they are worth it. I opened my first business alone – and you know what? I felt very lonely. I experienced all difficulties alone and I had no one to share the joy of victory with. So I firmly believe in the strength of the founding team. Continue reading