Top founders share these skills, says one investor who backed Alibaba, Grab and Xiaomi
First and foremost, a good founder has to have a vision, said Lee. However, dreams of changing the world are not enough: Investable founders must truly know the game plan for their business.
“Your vision cannot just be to go out and change the world,” Lee, who is a managing partner at GGV Capital, said at finance conference Money 2020 Asia in Singapore last week.
“As a founder, your vision is going to carry you for the next five, 10, 20, 50, 100 years. It’s the core behind what drives your platform and company,” said Lee. As such, founders need to be able to clarify their ideas into real, actionable day-to-day tasks.