Episode 5: Startup founders are not like other people

We chat to computer scientist and startup founder Paul McCarthy about new research based on a big data set he’s working on showing just how different startup founders are to regular employees, and the personality types that make the best mix in a startup team. Following Paul, Cocoon Capital Managing Partner Michael Blakey discusses how he and other VC investors assess founder behaviour and work with founders to broaden their skill set.

About the Author
Charis started her career in banking as head of product for Easy Street Financial Services, a fast follower to ING Direct in Australia. She went on to found Banking Review Media, the only publication dedicated to what was then the emerging online banking market. After a career leading new media startups across business, technology and global news, Charis is now the Producer of Breaking Banks Asia and Co-founder of Soundcraft Media.