DEV Community

loading...

How'd you meet your co-founder?

jamonjamon profile image Jaimie Carter ・1 min read

For those out there running their own show; how'd you meet your other founders? Are you all tech founders? Are you about to embark on finding co-founders? Any stories of serendipity to inspire us?

Discussion

pic
Editor guide
Collapse
hussein_cheayto profile image
hussein cheayto

I have founded my company codinstyle and I have 2 co-founders. The first one, I met at work in Ericsson. The second one, is a Udemy instructor.
All three of us had the same mentality => have a side income business.

Collapse
jamonjamon profile image
Jaimie Carter Author

That's great Hussein. How is it working for you guys? Do you enjoy working together and making something of your own?

Collapse
hussein_cheayto profile image
hussein cheayto

Well it's a little bit different. 2 of us live in Lebanon while the 3rd member lives in Kiev

I'm working on the website, marketing and sales.
My friend is working on a mobile app for the website.
My other friend helped mainly in marketing.

We discuss and share ideas almost every day. It's worth trying, work on something that we believe in, instead of spending hours playing addictive video games

Thread Thread
jamonjamon profile image
Jaimie Carter Author

Haha, yeah. Better spending the time on your business, for sure. It's pretty cool you do it internationally. Are the timezones hard?

Thread Thread
hussein_cheayto profile image
hussein cheayto

In my case, timezone is not a problem. I work on a night shift, so it's convenient for all of us.
What about you? Are you a founder?

Thread Thread
jamonjamon profile image
Jaimie Carter Author

It's a long story. I unknowingly had a startup in 2007-9... Yeah, it's a long story. I'm pretty close to doing another one again, based around rostering. With a cool twist or two.

Thread Thread
hussein_cheayto profile image
hussein cheayto

Best of luck!!

Thread Thread
jamonjamon profile image
Jaimie Carter Author

Thanks. And to you guys, too.

Collapse
ben profile image
Ben Halpern

I met @peter on Reddit and met @jess through a mutual friend that I knew through summer camp as a kid and she knew through college. 🙂

Collapse
recss profile image
Kevin K. Johnson

I've been thinking I need to get more active on Reddit…

Collapse
octaviocibrian profile image
Octavio Rafael Cibrián Osuna

Is a good social meeting Reddit? I'm looking por a partner to work on developer software. But is tío hard meet someone :/

Collapse
jamonjamon profile image
Jaimie Carter Author

Thanks, Ben. I love it how we can form amazing relationships from online communities, not only from the "real world".