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If a company is raising a pre-seed round to build a prototype, should the founder get paid a small salary?

Chris Maloney Co-Founder & CEO at Mobile Gaming / eSports Start-Up

February 17th, 2017

If a company is raising a pre-seed round to build a prototype, should the founder get paid a small salary?

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Last updated on February 18th, 2017

If it means they can pay rent buy food then yes. Often a founder is asked to work for nothing A ramen salary (look it up paul graham of SV coined iy) goes a long way. If they don't want it you can always reivest it. Just an offer

Dane Madsen Organizational and Operational Strategy Consultant

February 17th, 2017

Only if you are putting money into the round. Even then it is bad optics if you retain 90% of the equity.