Building Your Startup Team and Recruiting Advisors
Nothing is more important than your team. If you were to poll early-stage Silicon Valley investors and successful entrepreneurs, and then you do a weighted average on the importance of "team," you'd likely find that 90% of the value (and likelihood of investment) lies in the team. The team includes your co-founder(s), your first hires, and your advisors or investors. 

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StartupsBen Larson