Planning to start a new company and get funding then IPO

I am planning to start a company and get funding from Venture Capital or Private Equity and eventually get into IPO, But i want to ensure that i dont loose control of the company. Any suggestions.

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The only way to make sure that you don’t lose control over the company is to make sure that you own atleast 51% of the total shares in your company. So, distribution of shares must be made carefully while taking funds from someone to invest in your company. 

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