Equity Stakes in a Startup

Creating a new business structure around a partnership or multiple founders is one of the most single important aspects of starting a new business.  Like a business plan, your corporate structure, how you allocate shares, profits and control of the new business will help determine the fate of your company as well as the company culture (anywhere from hostile to win-win).  This is a relationship, or more accurately, a marriage (so the culture would be more like dysfunctional to loving).  Like a marriage, I highly recommend looking to the end of the company or partnership as you create the beginning […]