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  • What to Look For in a Partner

    Timothy Joyce
    Career Paths
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    So you’ve got a great idea, or at least a hankering to be a risk taker, and you’re ready to take the leap and start your own company. As an individual with a life sciences PhD or MD, you know you’ve got what it takes to make a go of it and that your knowledge and skills will back you up. What’s the next big step? In any entrepreneurial endeavor, you’ll need to find one or more qualified partners. This includes partners both inside and outside of the company. There’s no way a good business can be built without the solid partnership of others. Even though the idea or project may have had its genesis within your own mind, a successful startup is all about leveraging people and working as a team. Your governing team should ...