Am I ripping off my “cofounder” if I propose he owns 1-3% equity?

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JASON LEMKIN

Maybe, but there are no right answers here.

TradeDesk, which just filed to IPO, had a similar ratio:

Notes from The Trade Desk S-1 IPO Filing

And Salesforce did not have anything close to an equal ratio between its co-founders.

Context matters. Who “makes it happen” matters. Who puts up the capital when there is nothing worth funding matters. Who hires whom matters.

Who knows.

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Published on August 23, 2016
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