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Founders flying solo: @Yongfook, @JohnFearon, and @DouglasGan chime in

Founders flying solo: @Yongfook, @JohnFearon, and @DouglasGan chime in

Founders flying solo: Jon Yongfook, John Fearon, and Douglas Gan chime in June 22, 2012 by Terence LEE Being a solo founder is no fun. That’s the vibe I got after speaking to three seasoned entrepreneurs in Singapore’s technology scene: Jon Yongfook of Tinytrunk, John Fearon of Dropmyemail, and Douglas Gan of VanityTrove. But doing it alone isn’t just unpleasant, it hampers your chances of succeeding. According to a Startup Genome report , technology companies with one founder tend to raise less money, experience less user growth, and take longer to scale. Despite these known facts, many entrepreneurs still take the journey alone, for whatever reasons. That’s actually not always a bad thing. As these entrepreneurs will tell you, there’s never an ideal time to start a business. So why should the lack of a co-pilot stop you from taking off? Jon Yongfook, founder, Tinytrunk “...

Full article: http://sgentrepreneurs.com/singapore-entrepreneurs/2012/0...

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