When you own 100% of your own company and you make no revenue then it is worth nothing. As you start to bring in more people into your company then you can give them a percentage of the company. When people work together toward a common goal then you can improve your chances of success. This means that even if you own a smaller stake in company the value of your stock will go up.
This infographic also discuss the type of people and the role they play for startup growth.
3. Family and friends
4. Angel investors
5. Venture capitalists
6. Early employees
7. Investment bankers
This infographic will help you better understand how to take a startup from your basement to an ipo.