John Duffield

December 30th, 2013

Hi guys, thanks for all the great feedback to my post 'What else can you do to be as attractive as possible to a tech CoFounder?' - I may have found... More

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Wendy Grad Digital Practice Manager at Bain & Company

November 12th, 2013

Our start up is about to make our first offer to a CTO and we'd like to get input on salary & equity that would be appropriate.  Here is our... More

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Andrea H Special Projects Director

March 16th, 2015

I was wondering what the appropriate amount of equity is to give a CTO. I am in the early stages of launching This Dog's Life (.co), a discovery platform highlighting up-and-coming... More

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Candice Hughes, PhD, MBA

September 16th, 2013

I have been negotiating with a technical co-founder. However, he needs to have a salary to come on board... More

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Caleb Garling Writer

February 10th, 2014

What is a standard way to divide equity where Co-founder A has been building the product for a year and Co-founder... More

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May 24th, 2016

I want to describe my situation and get your thoughts - as many as possible - on what is a fair offer to a new team member in a startup.I started... More

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Nickolay Kolev Freelancer at Private

August 11th, 2016

I have created a website, offering B2B service. It is a marketing platform, which enables businesses reach to their existing customers' friends.I... More

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Monica Zent Founder, CEO, Investor; Board Member, Advisor

July 17th, 2013

For a key advisor who is bringing value- how much are you (as a founder) willing to give in terms of equity? In sharing your thoughts, please assume... More

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Nikolay Derkach

July 30th, 2014

I'm considering joining a startup as a CTO/technical cofounder.In case of a completely new venture (just an idea), an even split seems to be fair.... More

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Karan Rai Founder at Startup, E-commerce Entrepreneur ◆ Fashion & Beauty Writer ◆ Fashion Stylist

October 25th, 2015

An investor is willing to give me the startup capital I need, $40,000 to get my business off the ground.My business is just an idea at this stage.   The... More

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