Startups with multiple founders or single founder, what do investors prefer?
Setting up a company and running it independently can be immensely rewarding but also terribly draining. A founder has to deal with investors, customers and regulatory authorities besides resolving operational glitches on a daily basis. Given the myriad challenges facing an entrepreneur, is it better to share the burden with another co-founder? How do investors perceive startups run by a sole founder? Sanjay Mehta, a serial entrepreneur-turned-angel investor who has backed around 40 startups, either in his personal capacity or through various angel networks, shares his views on the pros and cons of going solo and how to find the ideal co-founder.