Should you ask for equity 📈?

Augustin Sayer
Jan 11, 2019 · 9 min read
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1. The Basics ➕ ➖

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Traditional vesting period of your equity

2. Pre-Seed Scenario 🥚

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Visual explanation of point above

3. Seed Scenario 🐣

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Startups at the seed stage typically always have a minimum of 2 employees and will grow to up to 15 employees before fundraising again

4. Series A Scenario 🐤

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Typically startups will use the series A to grow from 10 employees to 50
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Understand how much your equity can be worth before accepting

4. Series B Scenario 🐓

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Growth expected to be for ~100 employees


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