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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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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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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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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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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Aman Kharb entrepreneur|hustler|Product enthusiast

September 21st, 2020


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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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