How much dilution makes sense for a founder

Ownership is a means to retain the founders

Andy Areitio
Jun 5, 2019 · 4 min read

In the startup jargon, the term “ownership” refers to the percentage of the company that belongs to its founders or any other shareholder. In this post, we will explore how much ownership founders need to maximize the potential of their ventures. We will answer the question “how much dilution makes sense for a founder of a venture-backed startup?”

Source: Index Ventures (https://www.indexventures.com/rewardingtalent)