How (and How Not) to Pay with Equity

More and more, I’m hearing frustration from post-revenue or post-capital raise corporations that want to pay new hires in common stock. It seems like an obvious win-win: a new hire, with faith in the company’s success, gets paid in common stock for a future pay day,...

A Personal Story About Giving

I grew up in good living conditions, in suburban Denver. But my parents grew up in poor conditions in rural Ireland. And my grandparents grew up in very, very poor conditions in rural Ireland. My great-grandfather was beaten to death by the British army during the...