Stock Options

Matt Martin Sr. Software Engineer at RelateIQ

January 23rd, 2014

I know that the below is within the general parameters of reasonable, but I'd be interested in whether people think this is high, low, or just right.Company... More

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Ian Maddox

June 3rd, 2015

I offered a cofounder X% in a pre-seed business. The lawyers advised us to create an option pool, so I had them draft up the paperwork. The partner... More

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Sachin Gupta Hustler @ 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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Ginger Zumaeta

April 15th, 2014

I did a deal with a company years ago (2012) and was promised founders' shares in exchange for services. I FINALLY got the options grant after threatening... More

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Vincent Leung Senior Software Engineer / Technical Lead / Architecture

October 29th, 2015

I am a software engineer / architect helping a technology startups full time. The company is NOT incorporated yet but will do it soon in couple months.... More

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Doug Calahan Founder, CEO at Local Roots

November 27th, 2014

We're a pre-rev company and are getting ready to issue our first options.  To do so, we need a company valuation.  I want to spend as little as possible... More

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Kodjo Hounnake

February 18th, 2016

I've bootstrapped so far and raised a small pre-seed recently. My company is about a year old now and I've been working with a developer that I want... More

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David Hattenbach CEO Secret Ingredient Marketing, Hugg Technology

June 4th, 2015

I have a CTO candidate who in addition to a healthy chunk of equity to build a demo, plus the promise of a generous salary wants an additional 2%... More

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Irving Ho Startup CFO

December 8th, 2014

Looking for a spreadsheet template for a Cap Table? Also looking for something similar to track the ESOP. Or do people use a... More

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