equity splits

  • Don’t make founders’ equity even Crunch Network

    Don’t make founders’ equity even

    Sometimes I think about replacing the table in my office with a sofa and a box of tissues. I’m a lawyer, but sometimes I feel like a therapist. When startup founders sit down with me to hash out equity splits and trust and commitment issues, their tempers sometimes flare. Uncomfortable silences ensue. Feelings get hurt, and tears sometimes fall. Read More

  • How Much Equity Do Your Employees Deserve? The Dynamic-Split Model Breaks It Down Crunch Network

    How Much Equity Do Your Employees Deserve? The Dynamic-Split Model Breaks It Down

    Editor’s note: Mike Moyer is the author of Slicing Pie, a book about implementing dynamic equity splits. Few topics cause more rifts in startup teams than equity splits. Today, the vast majority of equity splits are fixed. For instance, two founders split the equity “50/50” and one does all the work. Then what? Unanticipated changes in the contributions of individual members… Read More