Advisors

Alejandro Cremades Executive Chairman at CoFoundersLab

August 28th, 2016

A good friend is taking the leap of faith and starting her own business. Would love to hear your words of... 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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David Berkowitz

August 24th, 2015

I recently got a pitch from ExecRank which helps companies find board members and advisors, and then has members pay about $200/month to search for... More

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Sati Hillyer Looking to Hire a Ruby Engineer to join OneMob - 2015 Gartner Cool Vendor for CRM Sales

August 22nd, 2014

I've been seeing a lot of people saying advisors typically take .25% to 1%. What are fair expectations in return?

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Anton Yakovlev Founder of four successful businesses on two continents who can help you do the same

October 18th, 2015

Plainmark needs to include a couple of advisors. What are the best practices to give them their shares? A stock option? Common stock? Some other way?  More

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Anonymous

March 27th, 2015

Been thinking quite a lot lately about who CEOs/Founders go to for support and as a sounding board. To share big things or big concerns, It isn't... More

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Anonymous

Last updated on July 14th, 2017

My advisor volunteered to give his equity back several months ago after I called him out for not accomplishing what he'd set out to do. He said he... More

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Barbara Jones Founder/CEO at Lilllii RNB Inc

June 16th, 2015

We are a 2yr old Tech Startup in Atlanta, GA and we are at a point where we need help with strategically growing our business and have been told that... More

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Anonymous

July 23rd, 2015

Not trying to play the blame game here, but wondering what to do about an advisor that's continuing to give bad advice. Recently, they gave me a piece... More

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Robert Wheeler Managing Director at Newbridge Securities - Strategic Advisory Group

April 4th, 2014

My former colleague, and likely eventual business partner, is still collecting a regular pay check (I am not.) Once my business gets some more traction,... More

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