With the help of Eqvista, it is easy to implement a vesting schedule for equities in the Spreadsheet view

Note: The spreadsheet feature is only available to Premium account holders. Please upgrade your account if you want to unlock this feature.

To make things easier for those who need some help, here is a step-by-step guide on how to apply/implement vesting schedules for equities in the spreadsheet view

Step 1: Log into your Eqvista account with your credentials and select your company account to reach the dashboard. 

Eqvista login

Now, click on “Spreadsheet” from the left side menu. There, you will find the page below.


Step 2: Once you click, a page will open for you as shown below. Under “Select Table Type” on the right-hand side, select “Common Equity Grants”

select table type

Step 3: 

Note: On this page, you can add a new shareholder, equity class, grant name, share amount, share price, and other vesting details. Check out the support article to learn more about the common equity grant table under spreadsheet view.

The vesting section has three subcategories. The first one is “vesting” which tells whether the shareholder has vesting or not, next is the “vesting plan” wherein you can choose the plan and the last one is “vesting start” wherein the starting date of the vesting plan is entered. 

Note: Before you can choose a vesting plan for a shareholder, you must create a vesting schedule or choose from six default plans under “Vesting and plans”. To know more about vesting plans, check out the support article here!

Vesting and plans

Step 4: After adding or editing the details, click the “Check Data” button. If you want to cancel the process, click Discard all Changes”.

Check Data

Step 5: After your information has been checked, a data validation message will appear and two things can happen: either the entered information is right and you can save it, or some information may be missing or incorrect. 


If there are some issues or some details are missing, the validation message will appear in “Red” as shown below.

validation message

Once the information has been checked, click on “Save”.

Step 6: After data validation, the vesting details will be added to the spreadsheet under the “Common Equity Grants” table as shown below.

Common Equity Grants

Similarly, you can apply the vesting details for preferred equity grants and option grants under the spreadsheet view. 

Check out our other support articles on how to use the spreadsheet feature for shareholders, common equity grants, preferred equity grants, and option grants.

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