August 27th, 2015

Is it considered normal to pay oneself -- as Founder -- enough to cover cost-of-living when seeking Seed Funding?  I understand expectations for Series... 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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Steve Madere Software Technology Consultant

February 5th, 2014

I'll re-ask Stan's question minus the pasted job posting.So, assuming this guy knows Javascript really well AND is a top-tier developerin other languages ... More

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Stas Oskin

January 29th, 2015

I have a long time non-technical friend (specializing in marketing), who have recently launched a social start-up and attracted... More

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Rand Strauss Problem Solver, Software Engineer, Visionary

January 15th, 2016

My attorney says she's wary of using the Slicing Pie model, that I should find a securities lawyer. Workers must be paid. I searched on-line and it... More

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Max Avroutski Building EV Charging & Electric Energy Access company

February 16th, 2015

Not paying Founders a salary is illegal ?I was watching Y Combination lectures at Stanford University and on lecture 17 at 32m30s they started to... More

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YingYing Liu Assistant Brand Manager

October 1st, 2014

My co-founder and I would like to create an app, but we do not expect to generate any revenue within the first year. We work purely out of passion... More

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Lise Alschuler Ex Dir TAP Integrative, Co-Founder Five To Thrive

June 17th, 2015

With the caveat that salaries are regionally influenced, is there a ratio that anyone is aware of to determine C-level salaries in proportion to revenue?... More

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Helen Adeosun

April 24th, 2014

Hey folks!I am very familiar with the grunt fund, but I am very eager to build a strong team since I have been working on my startup on my own for... More

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Renee DiResta Vice President of Business Development at Haven

March 28th, 2014

I'm thinking about hiring a contractor - he's a great JS dev with 8 years of experience. I want to be sure I'm paying him fairly. I know there are... More

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