Check out the full article on Forbes. Here was my contribution:
A Solid Understanding Of Business Fundamentals
There are many things that I look for in CEO/co-founders, but one thing that is essential is an understanding of business fundamentals. For a startup in the early stages, that means cash flow above all else. As growth happens, it transitions to other things depending on the growth curve and vision. But at every stage the business is still a business, and business fundamentals still apply.