What's been your experience...when you ask if the company will offer some form of equity, do they...

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Stammer, look uncomfortable and make excuses for why they have to tell you no? or...
Have a solid/professional "no" answer ready regardless of what it is?


My experience is excuses reign
Entrepreneur on Round 2 (1st exit IPO)
Broad question because "company" includes very large down to early stage startups. Regardless, a company should have a policy regarding equity and team members regardless of its size, and stick with it. Things get nasty when exceptions are made that are not justifiable.