technical co-founder

Finding your technical founder

I hear a version of this question a lot (like the one below today from Dawn): I talked to a firm that really likes my business plan but thinks I should have a technical co-founder. SIGH Any ideas how I could find a really good tech guy, preferably with some cache??? While not every business needs a technical co-founder, many (most) benefit from some early technical vision that is unlikely to be provided by the business founder.  So where do you find these people that can code, help refine your technical vision and check the technical cache box?  Here are a couple of ideas. Surf your sandbox.  You know people.  They know people.  If you can’t think of someone who…