The Answers To All Your Employee Equity Questions
Every move your startup makes affects the value of your options. New hires, rounds of fundraising – they’re ripples in the pond that will eventually rock the boat of your employee equity. But if you get smart about understanding the factors that shape your equity, you can put yourself in a better position to choose a beneficial position. Taylor Davidson has covered the basics of equity in a presentation he’s shared at Slideshare.
Davidson explains how much equity, roughly, you should expect to receive depending on when (and in what role) you join a startup. He also explains why understanding the inner workings of equity can put you in a better position as you decide whether or not a job offer is right for you.
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It’s not an easy decision, but most important ones in life aren’t.
We hope this framework makes planning during this uncertain time feel less like summoning a crystal ball and more like navigating with a map.
In this environment, it doesn’t matter if you’re the CEO of a startup or a well-established company—you’re going to have to make some difficult choices that will probably keep you up at night.