Why avoid mixing personal feelings when splitting equity

Why Avoid Mixing Personal Feelings When Splitting Equity

Alexandra Isenegger Startup Advice & Tips

Starting a business with friends or family can be more difficult than it seems at first. Most people think: why not? We’re going to make money and have fun at the same time. But you need to be very cautious when mixing personal feelings and business, as there are a lot of things to consider, especially when splitting equity. Why …

How famous tech founders split their initial equity

How Famous Tech Founders Split Their Initial Equity

Alexandra Isenegger Startup Advice & Tips

New founders are often curious about how successful tech companies split their equity when they were in their startup days. Of course, every company is different, so the process for splitting equity will differ from one company to another. However, it’s a good source of reference to see how the founders of some of the most famous companies around the …

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Co-founders: Major Tips On How To Support Them

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

Building a business is hard but keeping it afloat is even harder. With your co-founders, plenty of highs and plenty of lows will be experienced. That’s why taking care of the relationship among co-founders is one of the most important elements for successful startups. Here we present some tips to lead to a stronger relationship where each co-founder knows where they …

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Questions To Ask Before Splitting Equity

Alexandra Isenegger Legal Advice, Startup Advice & Tips

Splitting equity in a startup can be a sensitive topic. How much equity does each founder deserve? The answer to this question is usually different based on each founder’s perspective and, consequently, can be a cause of conflict. But, if you ask the right questions, it’s possible to divide equity in a way that feels fair and satisfactory to everyone. …

SEIS Advance Assurance: New Law You May Not Be Aware Of

SEIS Advance Assurance: New Law You May Not Be Aware Of

Linkilaw Business Finance, Startup Advice & Tips

Many startups do not know that SEIS Advance Assurance requirements have changed. Are you one of them? The sooner you comply the sooner you can secure your investors. What is SEIS Advance Assurance? SEIS is designed to help your company raise money when it’s starting to trade. It does this by offering tax reliefs to individual investors who buy new …

Business Dispute: Tips On Negotiation

Business Dispute: Tips on Negotiation

Linkilaw Legal Advice, Startup Advice & Tips

Negotiation is a part of everyday life, but negotiation is even more important in case of conflict. Dispute brings up concerns about the cost of litigation, loss of reputation and loss of time and energy. In case of a dispute, negotiating might allow you to avoid these costs or, at the very least, mitigate them. What do you need to …

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10 Signs That You and Your Co-Founders Are In Alignment

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

Co-founders are key for the success of a business but many founders overlook the importance of building a great team and fall into the trap of working with and employing people who might initially support their idea but who in time, are not the right fit or don’t bring the right skills. Consequently, it is important to conduct proper vetting …

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5 Reasons Why Co-founders Fall Out

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

A remarkable statistic to throw your way… “65% of high-potential startups fail due to co-founders fall out” This statement was made by Noam Wessman, Harvard Business School Professor and author of The Founder’s Dilemma who states that co-founders fall out for many reasons, such as money, business strategy, and leadership. A simple solution to this problem is to create a …