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Tesla shareholders from Start to IPO

Tesla Inc., the electric vehicle and clean energy company based in Palo Alto, California, is famous for its products in electric cars, home to grid-scale battery energy storage, solar panels, and solar roof tiles. The company’s focus is on the global transition to sustainable energy. However, Tesla’s exponential growth and skyrocketing share prices have always
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MOIC in Private Equity

Private equity is increasingly becoming a sought after investment platform both for investors looking for high profits as well as growing companies in need of massive funding. The underlying principle of investing in private equity is the high rate of returns within a comparatively shorter investment horizon as compared to traditional methods. The promise of
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Tribe Capital introducing “Firstlook” an opportunity to co-invest in startups

For companies that want to grow at some point or keep growing, Venture Capital (VC) firms are the ones that are mostly able to help them out. It has been years since venture firms have been offering funding to businesses as an investment to help both them and their companies get funds. Just like the many VC firms available,
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Eqvista Update: Electronic Shareholder Acceptance

It has become important for a lot of companies to move all their transactions online. If you have already been using a cap table application to issue shares, then well, you are almost there. There are still a few things that require the person to visit the office, such as signing the final document to
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Airbnb IPO: All you need to know

Way before Airbnb convinced people to sleep in stranger’s homes and became a $100 billion company, it was just an idea to make some extra money and pay the rent. It took the founders of Airbnb, and their first guests, to realize that their idea was much larger than expected. There were a lot of
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Eqvista Wishes You A Merry X’Mas and Happy New Year

Christmas and New Year is coming 🙂 It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year and our team at Eqvista wishes you and your family a merry X’mas and a happy new year 2021. As another year comes to a close, we want to take a moment to express our deepest gratitude to
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Get Your Company 409a Valuation Service with Eqvista

Setting up a company is just one part of starting your business. When a company starts off, they are not worth much and are often cash strapped, so it’s tough to give good salaries to hire the best talents in the industry. In such a situation, it is normal for the company to compensate the
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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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