When choosing vendors for my wedding, I intentionally searched for women who were at the beginning of their own founder journeys.
U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt has been described as founder of the Bull Moose Party, the man who led his troops up San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War, a big game hunter, family man, civic servant and a host of other things.
The United States established itself as a trustworthy new nation in its first two decades after the Revolutionary War by paying its debts, even when many in the country believed it had no obligation to do so. Alexander Hamilton, the founder of this newspaper, insisted on it.
I think, as a founder and entrepreneur, you just keep hustling through it.
We all remember Abraham Lincoln as the leader who saved our Union. Founder of the Republican Party.
If a founder has passion and innovation, he needs to be supported. I am more intuitive than a numbers person, and I recognise that not all investments are going to be positive. Some may fail, and some may have problems for other reasons. That is life.
Customer discovery is the process of translating a founder's vision for the company into hypotheses about each component of the business model and creating a set of experiments to test each hypothesis.
There are some things that money can't buy: peace of mind, for starters, and lean muscle mass. Neither the Queen of England nor the founder of Microsoft can put in an order for either one.
A founder can carry an institution only so far, and then others have to step in, even the alumni. That's how an institution becomes one.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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