Equity Compensation: Early Stage – Structuring a Plan, Acceleration and 83B Elections

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In a startup’s early stages, how should founders be thinking about equity compensation? Samir Bakhru and Michael Yang of Orrick’s Technology Companies Group explain what’s critical for founders, investors and employees to know. In addition to discussing restricted stock, equity awards and stock plans, the lawyers dig into the complexities of 83(b) elections, vesting schedules and transfer restrictions.

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