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Exchange fund for founders. Founders swap equity with other founders to mitigate all or nothing outcomes.

Suggested by John Waller for Unmet Needs on Jun 19, 2021

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{"ops":[{"insert":"One reason that First Round stopped doing this is they saw a negative correlation between founders willing to pool risk and outsized success. i.e. the best founders were \"all in\" on their own startups and didn't want to share with anyone else.\nSeveral people have commented on the problem of distinguishing correlation and causation here.\nI'd love to hear other views on this one.\n"}]}
{"ops":[{"insert":"There is also "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.pandopooling.com/"},"insert":"https://www.pandopooling.com/"},{"insert":". I think the critical piece to converting founders is a really good pool matching process.\n"}]}
"Exchange fund for founders. Founders swap equity with other founders to mitigate all-or-nothing outcomes" - Realy good idea. Check this out - https://founderpool.co/ (I had a call with the founder of this startup a few months back)