I have built a startup in the last 2 years by myself and have a decent amount of traction. While going out looking to raise some seed capital, one the things that keeps coming up is having a co-founder.
And I have a person in mind who would make a great co-founder.
The thing I'm struggling with is how to compensate that person in terms of equity. Should I offer him common stock or stock options?
The reason I'm conflicted if stock options should be enough: