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Balaji Srinivasan on Navigating the Idea Maze and Finding a Co-Founder

Village Global's Venture Stories

May 23, 2020

23 minutes

This episode with Balaji Srinivasan (@balajis) was recorded as part of an OnDeck fellowship session.

They discuss:

- The concept of ikigai and how it can help you plan your next career move.

- How to think about when to leave or join a company, and when to start something of your own.

- How Balaji generates and validates ideas.

- Finding a co-founder and the most important issues to work out before starting a company with them.

- The impacts of COVID-19 on different markets.

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