Christian Gabriel is co-founder and CEO of Capdesk, a tech start-up that helps private companies use their equity to attract, incentivise and reward their employees.
In this episode we caught up with Christian to cover how to effectively manage the equity in your startup. We cover:
The definition of a 'share' in terms of share value
Negotiating valuations to prevent giving away too much equity too early
Employee option pools
The right type of lawyer and advisor
Typical ownership percentages at each stage of fundraising