Colin Barry

Savage Beast (FD, Tuesday, Week 3)


Most founding teams decide on equity split within a month of venture's launch. About half of teams split equity equally or near-equally.
Obvious follow-up questions: correlation between either decision and success of venture?

Be aware (beware?) of "commitment" to venture turning into "obligation" to venture (or employees or customers).

Finding ways to renew your motivation is important.
"I go to bed at night and I think, 'God, I'm such a failure.' And then I wake up in the morning and look in the mirror and I say, 'Hello, handsome.'" -- Jeffrey Immelt, GE