I'm curious you guys! For those of you who have a co-founder, how did you meet?
Has anyone actually looked for a co-founder online and made it work?
I have a co-founder (https://www.indiehackers.com/alistairtweedie). We were both employees at the same company and I did the tech and he did the design. We worked really well together and decided to continue it into a side project.
I am also interesting in finding a co-founder. My initial plan is to go to Meet Up events in London and network with like minded people.
I meet my cofounder/partner/best-friend at our job. we smoke/talk/drink - then we decide to quit and make our own company. it was very cool process for a 5 years
Lol. Use me! it's clear like a blue sky
I had a co-founder on my last startup - met on linkedin then met over coffee to see fit. The one area I would be sure to examine is expectation alignment. If your co-founder has a full-time job or wants one and you are expecting full-time commitment to the startup that shows non-alignment if you want the opposite. Vesting docs can help. What made it work was alignment in goals and mutual agreement on what to do and not do.
Since you already have your venture up and running, a co-founder by definition would not exist. Perhaps you are looking for a partner? If so, ask why you want one. Capital? Workload management? Never forget equity is the most expensive currency you will spend. You did not ask for my advice but I would say avoid partnering unless potentials bring their own lunch. And plan your divorce before the marriage.
I'm a solo founder currently. But I had before. First is the case we met up in a shared house, second is the case my friend introduced him to me. I have never used but I found the sites for you.
Haha I've found these websites (actually I think cofoundderslab and founderdating merged a few years back). I was more looking to see if anyone had started a co-founder relationship not having known each other previously and had it work out well for them.