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The Importance of a Technical Co-founder

Ann Miura-Ko, Floodgate

In this clip, FLOODGATE Fund partner Ann Miura-Ko discusses the importance of technical expertise intrinsic to a startup team. Miura-Ko states it is necessary to have this knowledge onboard and in-house, whenever possible. However, she has witnessed incidences of skilled technical managers who have successfully outsourced their engineering needs, though she notes this is an exception to the rule.