#5: How to raise investment

Raising investment is one of the most exciting parts of building a startup - but for a first time founder, it can feel like one of the steepest learning curves. Having helped hundreds of companies to raise capital, Matt and Alice share their insight.

#4: How to find an idea

“I don’t have an idea” is one of the most common objections we hear from would-be founders. But it’s also a product of one of the biggest myths in startups; that ideas come from an ‘aha moment’, rather than a learnable, methodical process. In this episode, Matt and Alice share how founders can find an idea that gets customers and investors excited.

#3: How to work with your co-founder

Choosing the right co-founder is critical to your startup's success. Having helped hundreds of founders identify the right person to build a company with, Matt Clifford and Alice Bentinck share how prospective founders should find theirs.

#2: How to find your co-founder

Choosing the right co-founder is critical to your startup's success. Having helped hundreds of founders identify the right person to build a company with, Matt Clifford and Alice Bentinck share how prospective founders should find theirs.

#1: How to become a Founder

Founding a technology company is the most exciting and impactful career choice an ambitious person can make. But it can also feel risky, and leave would-be founders with a lot of questions. In this episode, Matt and Alice share their insight on how and when to take the leap - while supporting some real-life founders along the way.

Welcome to How to be a Founder, hosted by Alice Bentinck and Matt Clifford. Over the last ten years, Alice and Matt have worked with thousands of founders to create companies now worth billions. 

Accompanying the launch of their new book, ‘How to be a Founder’, in this podcast they’ll be sharing their insights and learnings, while answering burning questions from real life founders. Think of them as your startup agony aunt – and uncle.

So sit back, relax, and explore ‘How to be a Founder’.

You can find out more about ‘How to be a Founder’ the book, and purchase your copy, at howtobeafounder.com