It is one thing for an entrepreneur to feel forced out of the business they love. It is quite another for them to watch their former business partner reap tens of millions when a multinational company buys the business a decade later.
Jan O’Connor, the co-founder of premium tea chain T2, knows exactly how this feels. She poured her life savings, time and creative energy into T2 for five years but reluctantly left the business when her relationship with co-founder Maryanne Shearer soured.
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