Tech Cofounders: what questions do you ask before joining a startup?

Rob Hirsch Traveler, nature lover, & entrepreneur

December 28th, 2016

If I pass the customer discovery phase, and can start thinking of building a MVP, I'll need a tech cofounder. Before that time comes, I thought it would be good to get my ducks in a row for what a tech cofounder looks for in a startup. So, if you were approached to join a startup as tech cofounder, what questions would you have for them?

Casey Pfluger Founder of CortexEEG BCI Startup, Scientist, Inventor. Looking for people excited about BCI Tech.

August 1st, 2018

Hope your project is going well.


I would ask them to demonstrate their skills either verbally or by showing you directly. It should soon become obvious if they know their stuff or not.


And always make agreements on equity the vesting type at each agreed achievement point.