Competent and creative Software and Experience designer with 10 years of startup and social experiences. Seeking to Inspire and empower your teams and projects toward the success they deserve. Babyprogress, iSikhna, aBee
How painful is this problem you are trying to solve?
How is it impacting your growth ?
How many users have raised that concern ?
You can do a certain numbers of iterations with your team using Design Thinking Technics, widen your perspective with lightning talks. If you are stil stuck, come back to us.
If you are about to start a business with someone go 50/50 if you don't feel confortable doing it then don't start the business anyway. Just like mariage it's a trust situation.
If you are about to bring someone into your existing business, the equity amount does not really matter because what you want to do is vesting, give the shares bits by bits after certain milestone that you predefine. You don't want to give 10% right away to someone who has done nothing and just slack on his/her shares.