NewsQuestions to ask yourself before selecting a co-founder for a startupThis article was originally published onBy PhocusWire | November 4, 2013 STARTUPS: Every new business needs a solid team, obviously. But picking the right co-founders is more than just having the same vision and complimentary skills - it is almost inevitably going to get tough at some point and you should select who you want alongside you in the trenches very carefully. Read more on Unreasonable. Picking the right co-founder could be the most important decision you make as an entrepreneur. Like every other form of matchmaking, a plethora of co-founder dating sites have recently sprung up along with an endless parade of experts offering their advice – all to help you make the right choice. Clearly, complementary personalities, skill sets and networks are all important, as is a shared passion for the idea you’re launching. But starting a new venture is more like having a baby than going on a few dates – especially if you’re starting a social venture, which unlike profit-maximizing endeavors, will have few viable exits. Read more on UnreasonableNB:Business enemies image via Shutterstock.