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Thoughts On Equity Splits

Thoughts On Equity Splits

Jun 23, 2010

Equity split between founding partners has been recently described by Noam Wasserman of Harvard Business School and Thomas Hellmann of the Sauder School of Business as ‘The First Deal’.[1]  Indeed, splitting equity can be an unpleasant process and source of discord within founding teams. In light of important research done by Wasserman and Hellmann...