When It Comes to Equity Stakes, There's No Need for Contention

We take a look at the issue from both the investors' and founders' point of view.
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As a guy, I'm often asked by novice if there is a magic range of equity that founders should keep in their startup. It's a fair question, as investors are always looking for the secret sauce that makes startups succeed without hiccups--or at least not many.

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