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How should I evaluate a potential technical co-founder? What qualities matter most to the business, to investors, to future employees?

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Build a small weekend project with them. If they can’t build and (more importantly) ship something simple in a couple of days, with you collaborating with them effectively on what it is, how it should work and so on, they aren’t a good fit.

This is How should I evaluate a potential technical co-founder? What qualities matter most to the business, to investors, to future employees? by Simon Willison, posted on 6th August 2013.

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