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That would be a short essay. You just have to judge whether they're smart and honest. The reason that's hard is not that you need special techniques to do it, but that it's hard to judge someone during a brief meeting when they're also judging you.

We just tell YC founders to ask us, and that probably is the most effective way to judge a VC: ask people who know him.

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