Four Unique Builder Types

Knowing your Type helps you shape your idea, transform your team, convert customers to partners, align with investors, and propel your strategy.

The Driver Builder Type

The Driver

  • Relentless
  • Commercially Focused
  • Highly Confident

Drivers can't help themselves. Entrepreneurship is almost hardwired into their very identity.

Are you a Driver? Find Out
The Explorer Builder Type

The Explorer

  • Curious
  • Systems-Centric
  • Dispassionate

Explorers are inveterate problem seekers and solvers. Their solutions focus on product or process, or both.

Are you an Explorer? Find Out
The Crusader Builder Type

The Crusader

  • Audacious
  • Mission-Inspired
  • Compassionate

Crusaders are motivated by an intense desire to make the world a better place, by solving problems that matter.

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The Captain Builder Type

The Captain

  • Pragmatic
  • Team-Enabling
  • Direct

Captains are team assemblers, intent on creating a company culture around values and accountability.

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Which Type are you most like?

Take our 2-minute quiz to see how your motivation, decision-making mode, management approach and leadership style define your Builder Personality.

Early Praise for Built for Growth

Built for Growth by Chris Kuenne and John Danner
Product-market fit is central to the Lean Startup movement. In this essential book, Kuenne and Danner focus on the fit between the founder’s personality and the teams, customers, and investors needed to build for growth. A must-read!
STEVE BLANK,Inspiration for the Lean Startup movement; coauthor, The Startup Owner’s Manual
In order to achieve long-term growth, large corporations must foster the entrepreneurial spirit. Built for Growth provides a practical framework on how corporate leaders can foster, deploy, and support entrepreneurs inside their companies to unleash innovation and growth.
ALEX GORSKY,Chairman and CEO, Johnson & Johnson