When Should a Startup CEO Step Down?

At what point does a founding CEO grow the company beyond their ability to grow it even more?

It sounds like a Catch-22 of a question, but it’s a standard move that I believe startups get wrong more often than not. Replacing a founding CEO at any point in the growth cycle comes with an enormous amount of risk. Getting it wrong likely means shuttering the company. And getting it right still sets the…



Joe Procopio

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