"Thinking About Valuation"
Pre-Money and Post-Money Valuation; Some techniques for valuing
"Dilution Ė Here Is A Primer of Stock Vocabulary"
A primer on stock vocabulary relating to dilution
"Take Stock When Using Stock in Trade"
Covers basic terminology and concepts about stock and about equity compensation of employees.
"Using Stock in Trade for Services- Part 2: Stock and Options"
Some considerations in using stock and options
"Employees' Stock Reward- How Much Stock Do They Deserve?"
What is appropriate stock compensation for employees?
"Steer Clear of the Tempest: A Start-Up Tragedy in Three Acts"
This column discusses the importance of securities laws and how one company's failure to comply with these laws may have caused the company
to fail itself
"WHIPLASH- (The Pitfalls of Acceleration)"
Should stock and option vesting accelerate when a company is acquired or goes public?
"Valuation - What Is My Company Really Worth?"
Presentation Slides from MIT Enterprise Forum Satellite Broadcast on Valuation.
"Slicing Pie Method"
Slicing Pie describes itself as "a universal, one-size-fits all model that creates a perfectly fair equity split in an early-stage, bootstrapped start-up company". See Video of Presentation at International Startup Festival in Montreal.
"Founder Equity Allocation and Dilution Workbook"
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Excel workbook from Charlie Tillett.