That Startup Show: The Rules Of Finding A Co-Founder

Choosing your co-founder should be like picking a partner for marriage. You need clear communication and a shared direction, otherwise you may not have a fairy tale ending.

This week, That Startup Show takes a look at company culture and co-founders, as well as touching on the brave new world of robot colleagues.

Brought to you by That Startup Show, Australia’s number one show about startup culture! Weekly episodes premiering on Gizmodo every Wednesday.

Hosts Ben Law and Rae Johnston cover the essential rules for finding a great co-founder and ensuring they compliment your skills, values and aspirations.

Fred Schebesta, co-founder of Australian comparison site Finder.com.au, and design marketplace Envato’s Chief People Officer, Michelle Ridsdale, join the panel to have their say.

Our guest correspondent Kirsteene Phelan, COO of Rome2Rio, leads the crowd in the search for the perfect domain name for a laundry drone startup, partnering with the team from .CO to secure the best (and the most available) URL!

Pitching their startups to the panel this week are:

  • Patrick Gaskin, who’s founded the beautifully designed handwritten note engine Cardly.
  • Meray Azar, the creator of fun adventure and activities play EpicXperiences.
  • Dean Cvetkoski, founder of super-smart chatbot Vesuvio.

That Startup Show is supported by Launch Victoria, the Australian Government and Gizmodo with community support from Sidekicker, Academy Xi, Girl Geek Academy, She Starts and Blue Chilli. Featured episode sponsor is .CO, the domain name of choice for innovators, startup founders and entrepreneurs looking to reach global markets.

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