Last updated on September 23rd, 2020

Long time reader, first time poster. Hoping to gain some insights into the right compensation for an early stage Senior developer. Back Story I am... More

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Aman Kharb entrepreneur|hustler|Product enthusiast

September 21st, 2020


April 7th, 2018

Hi - we are in the process of setting up our ESOP program as virtual stock options. any suggestions? templates? best practice? learnings? How did... More

Perttu Jalkanen Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer at AREX

June 11th, 2015

We are contemplating on establishing a holding company to hold the entire Restricted Stock Pool for employees. The holding company would be established... More

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Dimitry Rotstein Founder at Miranor

June 6th, 2015

I was offered to join a startup of 2 people at the very beginning, but they're talking about giving me options rather than actual equity. No salary... More

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February 11th, 2015

As an early stage startup giving equity, we've noticed that most startup employees (super experienced excluded) don't have a... More

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Sachin Gupta Founder @ Stealth Mode

December 12th, 2013

I am new to startup arena and heard lots of things about seed funding, valuation and etc. However, I am not 100% sure about how funding works and... More

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Ben Brooks Head of Product at VolunteerSpot, Inc.

March 26th, 2013

In my experience, stock options appear to be an almost standard part of start up compensation, but recently I was talking to an entrepreneur/founder... More

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