Vesting Incentive Equity: Time vs. Milestone Vesting Schedules

Guest post by Paul Jones of Venture Best

One of the defining features of the Silicon Valley model of high-risk/reward startups is the allocation of incentive equity to pretty much every member of the startup’s team. Sharing the upside with the team is a great way to build esprit de corps, reduce cash compensation expense, and provide an incentive for employees to stick around as the startup grows.

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