You see it all the time. A young, invincible hacker-hustler duo join together as startup co-founders to pursue a dream of becoming the next Google or Facebook. The hustler takes the CEO title while the hacker becomes the CTO. All is good, right? Well, maybe not.
Many first-time startup CEO’s know there will probably be a time in the future when they will need to decide if they want to be rich or be the king. That translates to a possible need to step down as CEO and bring in someone with more experience. The CEO learns this by getting asked by investors if they insist on remaining the CEO forever. But what about the founding CTO? The dilemma is different but has similar implications.
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