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Startup Equity: The Most Common Mistake (Part 7 of an n part series)

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2017 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Here is my 2017 gift to you. I truly believe that equity compensation helped build the technology industry, and therefore the world as we know it.…

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Startup Equity: Isn’t It Refreshing? (maybe not) – (Part 6 of an n part series)

Posted on Dec 14th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

The historically long periods between the startup and “big event” for companies has given rise to many issues that were never considered when…

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Startup Equity: Synthetic Equity or Sharing Without Sharing (Part 5 of an n part series)

Posted on Dec 6th, 2016 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

When you hear "equity compensation" and startups, you immediately think of stock options. More recently RSUs (restricted stock units that settle in…

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Startup Equity: Comparing Your “Currency” to a Competitor’s (Part 4 of an n part series)

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

Comparing base bay is relatively easy, equity not so much. A dollar is a dollar. And, if a dollar isn't a dollar (let’s say it’s a Franc), there…

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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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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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