The Y-Combinator startup accelerator has helped launched hundreds of startups.
Their CEO, Michael Seibel, has helped startup founders worldwide build their teams, including recruiting technical co-founders.
Watch this short video for his advice on how you can find and recruit software developers and engineers to join your startup.
A summary of Michael’s advice for finding technical co-founders includes:
- Start with friends.
- Focus on those who write code daily and enjoy it.
- Pick 5 of them and actually make them an actual offer to force a conversation.
- Run the same process with co-workers.
- If neither of those work, build a professional network with engineers to find more technical co-founder prospects.
- And there’s more….
This topic is a common discussion topic at our MasterMinds OC Startup Accelerator workshops, so if you are looking for a co-founder for your startup venture, we hope this video is helpful to you.
Thanks to Y Combinator's Michael Seibel for sharing this useful startup advice!