You’ll know by your first crisis, or at least the second, if your co-founder is really as committed as you. It may be murky until then. A time will come however, when your startup almost dies. You lose your only customer. The site goes down for hours. A database is corrupted. A financing falls through. A key employee you can’t survive without — quits. They you’ll know. Does your co-founder talk about throwing in the towel? Or does she talk about how to fix the seemingly unfixable issues? You’ll know … This is why the most committed cofounders are protected by the longest cliff, and the longest vesting period. View original question on quora The post How long should it take a co-founder to share the same passion and determination as you? When do you decide they’re not right? appeared first on SaaStr.