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Co-Founder Equity Calculator

Co-Founder Equity Calculator
It sounds like a lot of equity to give away, what if a co-founder leaves? The equity numbers assume a typical 4-year vesting for all founders including the CEO, with no cliff. It also assumes that no significant salary is provided to any of the co-founders (if that is wrong, you are entering into an employee relationship, not a co-founder relationship). If a founder leaves, vesting applies and they forfeit the shares that have not vested yet. What does "You have a weak CEO" mean? Having a "weak CEO" means that your CEO may not be getting their hands dirty enough to make the startup take-off.

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Wiki Equity agreements are used to legally detail how equity will be divided amongst founders, key employees, advisors and investors in a startup company. The details of equity agreements will specifically determine who gets what payoff should the company be acquired or go public. Additionally, since equity often takes a role in determining voting rights and other key decision making, these aspects and how they relate to the equity division are described in equity agreements. Thus, it is very important for entrepreneurs and people looking to work at startups to understand equity agreements in detail, so that they can know where they stand on potential payoff and decision making in their company. Equity agreements can be divided into those between founders, those between the company and employees and those between the company and investors.

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