It is readily accepted that an IPO is Nirvana to a startup. Of course, a fantabulous acquisition will also work...
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“But, how do I make sure that the person is a great performer before I am forced to give them...
Startup equity has approximately a gazillion moving parts. But three of these variables are far more important than all of...
During a recent presentation I did for industry professionals, an attendee claimed that his employees didn’t need additional education on...
Here is my 2017 gift to you. I truly believe that equity compensation helped build the technology industry, and therefore...
The historically long periods between the startup and “big event” for companies has given rise to many issues that were...
When you hear “equity compensation” and startups, you immediately think of stock options. More recently RSUs (restricted stock units that...
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We have all seen the headlines, “XYZ receives $100M in funding at a $3B valuation.” We seldom see the “other”...
Figuring out the right amount of equity compensation at startups is a challenge. How much should I grant? How big...