Author: Sarath

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Non Qualified Stock Option (NSO): Basic Guide

Stock options are becoming a popular method of employee compensation. This is especially seen in startups, where cash needs to be conserved, equity compensation in the form of stock acts as a competitive recruitment tool. In this article, we take a closer look at one category of equity compensation, the non-qualified stock option. We will
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Down Round Financing: All You Need to Know

In the startup world, financing can happen by two methods; an up round or a down round. As entrepreneurs start learning the ropes of startup funding, they become familiar with these ideas very early in the process. But what exactly are these rounds? How do they impact the reputation and operations of a startup? Is
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Startup Funding: Is Debt or Equity Fundraising Smarter for Startups

If you are an entrepreneur, one of the biggest realizations you must have is that your business idea is only as good as its financial backing. Learning to fund a startup is part of every entrepreneur’s journey. In such a scenario, startup funding has become a specialized skill that entrepreneurs learn very early in the
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Company Valuation: Financial Ratios By Industry

Financial ratios are the cornerstone of any company valuation. Analysts, investors, creditors, and all other lending institutions rely on these ratios to gauge a company’s footing in the business. In this article, we will explore the idea of financial ratios with a deeper insight into some of the basic types of ratios. We have also
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Facebook Initial Public Offering: All you need to know

How many of you have a Facebook account? We bet most of you do. Well in the beginning, Facebook started from a simple idea and went through a lot of difficult times. Overcoming obstacles in the right way and incorporating innovative ideas continually is what helps a company grow. That is what Facebook understood, and
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Top 100 Active Angel Investors List for Startups

The startup marketplace by design is mostly cash-strapped, especially in their early stages. Founders start a company pooling in resources from personal savings and donations from family and friends. Beyond this, a steady injection of funds is required for the company to innovate and grow. This is when startups find angel investors. Angel Investors Startup
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KSOP Retirement Plan – All you need to know

With all the uncertainties in the market these days, many businesses struggle to keep up with their retirement savings plan as they recover from the economy. What seems so far off in the distance can be hard to grasp for the here and now. However with more time to clear the company backlog, now is
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Google Employee Benefits: Google Stock Units (GSUs)

Employee benefits are one of the best ways to support employees in your company. And one of the most commonly used employee benefits is equity compensation. Equity compensation is non-cash pay offered to the employees, in the form of company stock, representing ownership of the company. And when an employee gets equity as compensation, it
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Best 100 Active Venture Capitalist Firms for Startup Funding

The process of raising enough capital is the backbone of every startup. But company founders will agree that it is easier said than done. With a limited operating period, few assets and no reputation to rely on, convincing investors to fund your startup is always a challenge. Over the years, various financial instruments have developed
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Create and Share Board Resolutions on Eqvista

If you have been using Eqvista for a while now, you know that Eqvista is more than just a cap table application. It was created to help entrepreneurs make the right and most important decisions as they also keep track of all the shares in the company. What is Board Resolution? A board resolution is
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