He subscribes to the vision that a startup is more than the sum of its parts and emphasizes that he feels the combined communities will be far better than either on its own.
Depending on your geographic area, there should be at least a handful of business, technology or startup-related Meetup events going on every month.
In 2012, Co Founders Lab bought out Tech Co and Founder and, in 2014, the company snatched up Bizpora, a networking site aimed at entrepreneurs.
Founder Dating was originally launched in 2012 by Jessica Alter.
This completely removes any urgency for them to provide any work, if they already own 25% there is no incentive for them to work hard.
When I created my first company I gave out equity to the founding members based on what they promised to do, and when reality came crashing down I realized I had given them enormous sums of equity for work that they never were going to do.