I Made It; It’s Mine

Why Tech Founders Have an Irregular Amount of Control Over Their Public Companies
  • Griffin Kao
  • Jessica Hong
  • Michael Perusse
  • Weizhen Sheng


Zuckerberg, Gates, Jobs—all founders that have been given celebrity status as the face of companies that have changed the world with technology. Gaining traction as household names and growing their visions and companies took considerable outside financial and operational investment; despite this, these founders and others like them have managed to maintain a massive amount of control over their companies through a variety of methods.

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© Griffin Kao, Jessica Hong, Michael Perusse and Weizhen Sheng 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Griffin Kao
    • 1
  • Jessica Hong
    • 2
  • Michael Perusse
    • 3
  • Weizhen Sheng
    • 4
  1. 1.WynnewoodUSA
  2. 2.EdinaUSA
  3. 3.CambridgeUSA
  4. 4.MarkhamCanada

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