Your Co-Founder Wants To Be CEO

brett fox
Venture
Published in
5 min readApr 23, 2024

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Imagine that your startup is closing its initial funding. Out of the blue, your co-founder demands to become co-CEO. And your co-founder says they will quit if you don’t agree.

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I had this exact scenario happen to me when my company was closing its initial funding. How you handle this situation can determine whether your startup will survive or fall apart.

Why is your co-founder…

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brett fox
Venture

I work with startup CEOs to help them grow their businesses . I built several businesses from $0 to >$100M. Learn more at https://www.brettjfox.com