Vesting Equity in Startups

For many, the allure of joining a startup lies in the potential for equity ownership and the opportunity to shape a company from the ground up. However, equity compensation in startups is typically governed by a critical mechanism known as vesting, which determines how and when employees and founders earn their stakes over time. Let’s … Read more

Key Issues in SAFEs

There are important issues that need to be carefully considered and discussed with respect to SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) agreements. (Yes, I know that’s redundant.) Let’s take a look: Valuation Cap This is arguably one of the most critical aspects of a SAFE. The valuation cap essentially sets the maximum valuation at which … Read more