This entirely depends on the attitude of the founder.
If they are of the type to “wait around” for funding, I would absolutely not hire them.
If, however, they had the perspective that they need to earn money to fund their startup, I would indeed consider it.
Originally Posted: https://www.quora.com/Should-a-founder-of-a-a-Start-up-company-apply-for-jobs-while-waiting-working-to-get-funded-And-will-you-hire-them
Originally Posted On: 2015-12-24