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Understanding Startup Equity

How to structure vesting schedules, industry standards, and how they effect founder equity.
Greg MiaskiewiczBy Greg Miaskiewicz • 6 min read
Just getting your startup incorporated? Find out how to price your initial stock and get back to your product in a few minutes.
Stefan NageyBy Stefan Nagey • 8 min read
Should you grant your startup employees ISOs or NSOs? Will they be mad if they get the wrong ones?
Greg MiaskiewiczBy Greg Miaskiewicz • 6 min read
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Stefan NageyBy Stefan Nagey • 8 min read
While there isn't a fixed number of shares to authorize on incorporation, there's definitely a sweet spot.
Stefan NageyBy Stefan Nagey • 7 min read
How YCombinator SAFEs work for startup fundraising. Are they better than Convertible Notes?
Greg MiaskiewiczBy Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 min read
How convertible notes work for startup fundraising. Are they better than SAFEs?
Greg MiaskiewiczBy Greg Miaskiewicz • 9 min read
A bird's eye view of the different types of compensation for startup founders and employees.
Stefan NageyBy Stefan Nagey • 8 min read
Everything you need to know about filing your Section 83(b) Election—and saving tax money.
Stefan NageyBy Stefan Nagey • 7 min read
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.
Greg MiaskiewiczBy Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 min read

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