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What is best way for startup to structure compensation for board of advisors?

What is the best way for a Startup to structure compensation to its Board of Advisors? Do each usually get equal compensation, or is it common practice to have each member compensated differently depending on how active they are?

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What is startup employment agreement for 4 founders compensated with equity?

Hi. We are in the process of launching a startup internet business. There are 4 founders, and all 4 are working 'for free' with compensation in the form of equity in the company. Is there a standard employment/partnership agreement for ...

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Do I need to incorporate to create equity agreement for new startup?

I'd like to create an equity agreement among the 4 people that have been helping me get my startup off the ground. The breakdown will be: 35% Founder 1, 35% Founder 2, 5% Part-time helper 1, 5% Part-time helper 2, ...

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Startup verbally promised compensation but never paid me.

I spent 3 months working for a Silicon Valley startup for no pay. The founder told me I'd be compensated in equity for the time that I worked without salary, and in equity & salary for the time afterwards. Unfortunately ...

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What is standard percentage for employee option pool?

What is a standard percentage to keep available for an employee option pool. Especially when your company has great growth potential in multiple markets?

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How to set up stock options to find developer?

Setting up a startup and finding a developer co-founder based on sweat equity, what is the best way to set up a stock options plan that will minimize the risk of finding a developer that turns out to not be ...

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Not given promised equity after startup incorporated.

I worked for a startup organization before it was incorporated. I was promised equity in the business, and have an email detailing this promise. However, when they incorporated and raised investor funds, I was not informed nor given my equity. ...

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How to create equity agreement for new startup?

I'd like to create an equity agreement among the 4 people that have been helping me get my startup off the ground. The breakdown will be: 40% Founder 1, 40% Founder 2, 5% Part-time helper 1, 5% Part-time helper 2, ...

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How to restructure founder's agreement regarding ownership?

The co-founder and I are launching our startup soon. Our founder's agreement gives us each a one-half ownership since we each put in the same amount of capital. However, my co-founder and I realize that he has been putting more ...

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Do CA labor laws treat commissions same as bonuses?

I used to work for a large company, in sales, with a base + commission salary. I left 2 weeks before the qtr was over, and was told afterwards since I didn't finish the qtr, I wouldn't get my commissions ...

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