Security expert, product designer & serial entrepreneur. Sold previous startup to Integral Ad Science in 2016, where he led a fraud R&D team leading up to a $850M+ purchase by Vista in 2018.
Trigger accelerations are often a hotly debated topic (especially in companies acquired by VCs) as any outstanding equity will impact the value of shares of the purchase price.
How to structure vesting schedules, industry standards, and how they effect founder equity.
Startups that allow the early exercise of stock options help minimize their employees’ tax liabilities and increase the return on common stockholder equity.