Startups employees 🚀: Do you have equity?

Gabriel Bujold
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Do you have access to equity/stock options inside your organization? I'm guessing founders/co-founders have a lot but what about key-players or first hires?
Yes! I have shares 🙌
No. I don't have any.

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i market startups.
Took me several early-stage hires before finally getting it! After seeing how unevenly it can be awarded at some places, it became a non-negotiable for me.
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Full disclosure I have twice been a startup employee and I'm now a founder. I received equity both times as a key employee. I now have equity as co-founder, however it is extremely hard to award equity to key employees in Europe because of tax reasons.
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