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We deliver solutions that align with your corporate culture and goals.  Our employee reward programs are designed to improve your organizational performance.  Our end-to-end approach guides you from diagnosis and design, through implementation and communication.  Your solution will fit your budget, be understood by your participants and allow efficient ongoing administration. The strength of our work is in applying our knowledge and expertise to your specific needs.  Once implemented, we will support your evolution and performance into the future.

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Startup Equity: Why are VCs Getting so Stingy with Equity? (Part 3 of an n part series)

Posted on Nov 17th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Does this familiar? You had a great idea and turned it into a company. Somehow you got to the point where Venture Capitalists were willing to…

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Performensation, LinkedIn and Profinder

Posted on Nov 11th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

2006. I had resisted the move to social media. It seemed frivolous, even though I love new things. Then I received an invite from a colleague in New…

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Startup Equity: 409A vs Investor Value (part 2 of an n part series)

Posted on Nov 9th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

We have all seen the headlines, “XYZ receives $100M in funding at a $3B valuation.” We seldom see the “other” valuation showing the same…

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%-#-$ – Startup Equity: It’s Enough to Make You Swear!

Posted on Oct 26th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Figuring out the right amount of equity compensation at startups is a challenge. How much should I grant? How big should the grant be? How should I…

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Broadway Acts on Sharing Success

Posted on Oct 17th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

You build it. You buy it. This may become the new mantra on Broadway. The original cast of Hamilton was recently followed by the new cast of…

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How do Googlers manage their RSUs?

Posted on Jun 28th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question (Orig. on Quora): Since RSUs makeup for major chunk of their future savings, do Googlers feel insecure about stocks dropping…

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Do founders with a16z funding agree with Scott Kupor’s post on employee options?

Posted on Jun 24th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question (Orig. on Quora): Do founders with a16z funding agree with Scott Kupor's post on employee options? The Lack of Options for…

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What happens to employee unvested stock options upon acquisition?

Posted on Apr 26th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question (Orig. on Quora): Let say I've received 1% over 4 years. At the end of the second year we get acquired. Now I have 0.5% in my hands.…

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Could the stock options or RSUs you receive from a “unicorn” startup be diluted?

Posted on Apr 12th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question (Orig. on Quora): Of course the rsu's can be worth nothing if the company implodes, but other than the company simply failing, is it…

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What are current (2016) best practices for employee stock option programs for US pre-IPO startups?

Posted on Mar 9th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question: (org. on Quora) Answer (by Dan Walter) Hi Alex.  Thanks for the A2a.  And thanks to Shriram Bhashyam for also recommending me. The…

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