equity

  • Free Startup Docs: How Much Equity Should Advisors Get?

    Free Startup Docs: How Much Equity Should Advisors Get?

    It's an age-old scenario: You're building a company, you have a product idea, and you've got the framework laid out in your head, but you want some expert advice and guidance on how to take the next steps. So, you go out to find a veteran entrepreneur, ask him or her to be an advisor in your fledgling company ... and then what? This is where a lot of founders get stuck. Entrepreneurs want to… Read More

  • Alltel Taken Over, Goes Private, Feeling Fine, A Little Dizzy

    Alltel Taken Over, Goes Private, Feeling Fine, A Little Dizzy

    It’s not MyFaves, but it’s close, right? Not huge news, but good enough for a Monday morning. A band of equity investors have essentially “taken over” Alltell, paying $71.50 a share, $10 over its closing price last week. The result? The company essentially becomes private, pwned for $27.5 billion by companies like Goldman Sachs and the Texas Pacific Group. What does this… Read More