Calculate the Founder's pie based on individual contribution
The content and the model behind this tool is inspired by Frank Demmler's article The Founder's Pie Calculator.
Deciding and agreeing on how to divide the initial equity pie is no trivial task, but this tool will help get the conversation going in the right path.
Step 1 - Rate your Business
Step 2 - Rate the Founding team meambers
Step 3 - Calculate the Founders Share
How many Founders
Rate the Founding members based on their contribution towards idea, plan, expertise, risk and responsibilities(scale on 0(min) to 10(max))
Idea Whose idea was it and how much each partner contributed towards it
Business Plan PreparationHow much of the business Flow and process is planned and sketced out and who have contributed how much.
Domain ExpertiseTo what degree do you and your partners have meaningful experience in the domain/technology or business?.
Commitment and RiskHow much commitment and Risk each of you is ready to put forth
ResponsibilitiesWho is going to do what? Who is going to go stay up at night when you can’t make tomorrow’s payroll? Where does the “buck stop”?