I think organic SEO is the deciding factor. If someone good at SEO is with you, there is a good chance that you will make it through.
admin will come and swallow them
That is one way of seeing it. Yes, you will get a lot of tempting offers and threats as well.
admin destroy the product trying to monetise it in an aggressive manner.
Even the team can do that. But sparingly. Most of the time the honour goes to the third party