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To postpone full-time equity negotiation after completing the part-time contract? #1
Genuine dilemma A:
Genuine dilemma B:
I'd like to focus on adding value.
I'd like to keep the negotiations to the necessary minimum.
I'd like to establish a balance - fair and transparent agreement that ensures long-term prosperity and aligned incentives.
(no need to be the highest-paid employee for a couple of weeks and then being the first one in the firing line)
Thinking about employee equity
Kleros equity allocation is different from a typical startup:
In the initial version of the document, I have suggested 1%.
Realizing that anything above 0.5% is already a healthy amount. This is because Kleros is not that early stage anymore, I'll be taking less risk than existing team members.
To make more informed suggestions I'd need to see the existing cap table.
Many options, many outcomes, many potential scenarios, some genuine dilemmas mentioned at the beginning...
To many unknowns.
We need to start somewhere, my intention is to add value, do the meaningful work, 10 hours per week should really be a no-brainer...
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