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Equity Management in Times of Economic Uncertainty: Navigating the Challenges

When the economy is unstable, it is especially important for businesses to carefully manage their equity resources so that they may continue to thrive. Although downturns are usually shorter, they may nonetheless harm investors significantly. These economic cycles can also bring about prosperous times.  Since 1937, drawdowns linked with recessions have caused the S&P 500 … Continued

How to Manage Down Rounds Like a Pro?

In the unpredictable business world, knowing how to handle down rounds can make a big difference. It’s commendable that some companies not only survive tough times but actually become stronger. A downround is when a company’s value goes down during a funding round. It’s a tough situation, but if you know how to manage down … Continued

Founder Spotlight: Interview with Sergio Gonzalez, Co-Founder of Piper

Welcome to our Founder Spotlight Series edition; in this edition, we have a founder story who is shaping the future of sales with power-driven AI techniques. Thanks for joining us! Take a look at our latest interview with Sergio Gonzalez, the co-founder of Piper. Hello Sergio, great to have you on our Founder Spotlight series. Firstly, … Continued

Rise of the SaaS Marketplace: What It Is and Why It Matters?

The concept of “Software as a Service” (SaaS) dates back to the floppy drives and Windows 98 era. However, in the last 30 years, SaaS has expanded exceptionally. SaaS has to reinvent itself by merging its marketplace capabilities, and businesses need to use SaaS-enabled markets (SEMs) for growth, client acquisition, and competitive advantage. According to … Continued

Top Funded Startups in October 2023 (Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A and Angel Invested)

Startup capital is crucial for businesses at every point of their development. The subsequent allocation of these funds depends upon the development stage of each company’s business plan and its unique circumstances.  Top Pre-Seed Funded Startups in October 2023 When a business is pre-seed, it works hard to prove its concepts and get early investment. … Continued

Mobile App Valuation: How to Value an App in 2024?

The mobile app industry has witnessed significant growth in recent years, with businesses of all sizes investing in development to expand their reach and increase their ROI. Mobile app valuation is a crucial step for owners to assess the performance and potential of their applications. Mobile App Valuation  Valuing your mobile app is important when … Continued

Beyond Salaries: Crafting the Perfect Compensation Plan for Your Team

Attracting and maintaining top personnel is an ongoing issue for firms to maintain a competitive edge in today’s business world. Businesses must use an integrated approach consistent with their corporate culture, beliefs, and goals to establish a comprehensive pay plan that attracts their team members.  This article provides insight into designing the perfect compensation plan, … Continued

Interview with Shilki Eesha: Head of Operations and Compliance at Cheqly

Welcome to the Employee Spotlight Series. In this edition, we’ve Shilki Eesha, the Head of Operations and Compliance at Cheqly, a cutting-edge neobank dedicated to empowering startups and SMEs. As an integral part of the Cheqly team, Shilki has played a pivotal role in redefining how businesses handle their banking and finances, with a strong … Continued

Tax-Efficient Equity Compensation Planning: Strategies for Maximizing After-tax Returns

Planning and managing your equity ownership is essential to your financial strategy and must be among your top financial objectives.  It will reduce your potential for overfocus and help you save money. You must know how to play the game when you have anything at stake. As a first step, familiarize yourself with the various … Continued

Single-Trigger vs. Double-Trigger: Which is Right for Your Employees?

Determining employee incentives and the overall reward structure relies on decisions regarding employee equity compensation, such as vesting and triggering mechanisms. The single-trigger and double-trigger systems represent two approaches used in this situation. Each system provides distinct advantages and disadvantages, and the choice depends on various criteria, such as business culture, staff retention goals, and … Continued

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