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Negotiating Your Startup Job Offer

Vaughn Gunnell

I recently read this article by Robby Grossman - a must-read for any startup employee or entrepreneur upon the verge of starting a company. It is a very thorough and insightful article detailing the pros and cons of exchanging salary for equity when joining a startup. It also does well to explain the basic concept of equity for those with little understanding.

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  • Vaughn Gunnell

    :) Thanks Alessandra! It's definitely an article that I bookmarked for later - it sums up the whole idea of equity quite well. Those pesky little exit clauses are also usually what get overlooked - that and the whole vesting scenario.

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Really valuable post. Thank you so much. I think that the idea of investing time in a company and seeing that time as equity which can build in value over time via stock options or what have you is definitely a scary thing to think about-- but it's also really important to consider. This gave me a kick in the butt about vesting!