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Reference no. 9-814-059
Subject category: Entrepreneurship
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Harvard Business Publishing (2013)
13 December 2013
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32 pages
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This is a short case designed to introduce students to a wide variety of choices faced by founders, including whether to quit a big-company job to found a new venture, whether to found with a best friend, how to split the equity within the founding team, how to deal with tensions between the founders, and whether to take on outside investors who will change the venture's strategy and team.


Managerial behavior; Partners; Partnerships; Start-ups; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship; Equity capital; Conflict management

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