I originally posted this on Quora and due to the number of votes it received, I feel that it's worth sharing here as well.

When starting a new venture with others, we often don't put enough thought into how equity should be divided amongst founders. Until you've had prior experience, it is very difficult to determine if equal shares are a good idea or not?

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After years and at least a half dozen attempts to be consistent about blogging and tweeting (that always end a few weeks or months later with me reverting to my normal routine of not taking the time to blog or tweet), I am ready to recommit myself once again. More

How and when you launch a consumer-oriented tech startup can have a significant impact on the early success or failure of your company. Your ability to get maximum visibility can result in early funding, partnerships and needed customer traction.

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

For someone who has been involved with the Web as an entrepreneur since its inception, I find it fascinating how the Web continues to evolve and transform the startup experience. Having started Web companies in both eras, I felt it would be good to share my perspective. To appreciate how far we've come, we must remember where we were. Five years ago I wrote a post entitled, Web 2.0: It's a great time to be an investor. I was mistaken, it was an even better time to be an entrepreneur. It wasn't long after writing that post that I became an entrepreneur again. Today, five years later, I am more excited than ever before. Below, is my recap (yesterday), present overview (today) and prognostication for (tomorrow).

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