AirMiners Launchpad officially kicked off its first batch this week!
Looking back over the applications, one of biggest and most common challenges I see for early teams is it's just one person.
Starting a company to remove gigatons of carbon from the air is hard. Doing this by yourself (solo-founder) makes it even harder.
And we need lots of new companies working on carbon removal to get to gigaton scale. So how might we make this process smoother for solo-founders?
The following are tips and questions based on what I've learned from interviews, pitch decks, and other founders who made it work... but no magical answers. Therefore, if you read this and you're like "omg, what solo-founders really need is X", hit reply and lemme know what X is, and I can pass it along to founders I work with.
Overall, if you're a solo-founder, I recommend watching the video this week. It has a lot more detail and thoughts than I can stick in this email.
All that said, this is hard and I want to help early teams succeed.
If you've found a great team, let me know what worked well for you.
Also hit me up if your company failed because of problems forming the founding team. Failure can be more instructive than success, so also hit me up if you have stories or tips.
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