Oftentimes many people are involved in the building of a company or project. A drama show on television for example may have a producer, director, make-up artist, technical and production crew members, actors, actresses, etc. Each of them has some influence on the message being communicated.
You could pay the salary or give orders but that doesn’t make you the Alpha and Omega of the project. Share the credits; acknowledge the team, every single one of them.