The Personality Trait Shared by Successful Startup Founders

And how to spot it in the people you meet

Two women entrepreneurs work together. One woman sits at her desk and the other is teaches  her something off her laptop.

EEvery week I receive 10 to 15 pitch decks in my inbox. Being a seed investor, I often need to decide whether or not to bet on a founder based on very little information and, sometimes, nonexistent past performance.