An Investment Offer Too Good to Be True

We are three partners of an early-stage company with a revolutionary e-commerce product. We presume $3 million in revenue in our first year. We received an offer yesterday of $5 million for 15 percent of the company, with an initial public offering in the future. Could this be a good deal? We need to know because the investors want an answer ASAP. —F.B., Miami

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