Equity · Private equity

Are equity grants a good way to attract and retain remote workers ?

Christopher DeBon Founder of The Krakatau

July 12th, 2019

Are equity grants a good way to attract and retain remote workers? Will this create good inventive for remote workers to preform well and possibly create a method of early retention?

Steve Lehman Investor, Entrepreneur

July 12th, 2019

Equity grants or warrants are a great way to get the right people incentivized along the way. Two things; issue them at market value so there are no tax consequences, and vest them over time so you are not giving up equity to someone who does not work out.

Robert Warren Hess Entrepreneur, business owner, investor, seasoned early stage advisor, corporate secretary, operation

Last updated on July 12th, 2019

Short answer is yes, but there are alternatives.

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July 12th, 2019

If they believe in your company and if the equity would have a value to them(either monetary Or emotionall), why not. But probably they would be already having a good reason to perform well...


my take is on “No“.

Michael Reines Founder/CEO

July 12th, 2019

They have been for us. Although, we own the technology and distribute gross profits over $1M. We have performing partners for over 10 years.