For the last 4 years, I was involved in various roles in 5 processes of M&A of technology startups.
Every time I observed the same conflict of interests between investors and a core tech team/co-founders because in every technology startup there are 3 groups of stakeholders with different interests:
2. Investment banker, legal and accounting teams;
3. Co-founders/technology team who developed the core IP that is the subject of acquisition.
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