Payments guy @ LinkedIn
…t never ask about liquidation preferences or other barometers for the likely long-term value.” Wow. To bring this home, it’s like negotiating your salary without specifying the currency you’re being paid in.
…c it often is on the other side. Which is why you shouldn’t try to excessively euphemize it either. Don’t tell others that someone just fucking graduated when they really got fired.
…red, when it’s fundraising time, and any time in between. Take ownership of your financial future — nobody is looking out for you but yourself. Don’t make the same mistake as countless others before you. Understand your comp.