Ad victorem spolias. To the victor go the spoils. Is the same true of founders — should they expect all of the spoils? Probably not.
Other than a sole proprietorship, the sweat and equity required to start a new business demands a lot of players, most of whom will want to be rewarded. The “idea gal” may think she deserves the lions share of equity, but her cofounders and early investors... [read more]