How a first-time entrepreneur is creating support for solo founders

Conventional wisdom suggests that founding groups ought to be more successful than entrepreneurs who go it alone. After all, what could be better than building a team with diverse skills, experiences and perspectives?

How about not giving up control?

First-time entrepreneur Russ Martin is the sole founder of Feature Zen, where he’s building a tool that will help corporations send out requests for proposals from software companies. He is also the creator of Solo Founders Unite, a Meetup group that will get together for the first time on Tuesday. He said he hopes the group will provide the support co-founders provide without the drama.


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