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Creating a Company Out of a Founder and a Great Idea

Fern Mandelbaum, Monitor Venture Partners

The paradox in starting a company is trying to get funding without any team while trying to get a team without any funding, says Mandelbaum. She also emphasizes that the solution to the paradox is to find a way just get to that next step, where there will be different opportunities and different risks.