I Have a Job Offer at a Startup, Am I Getting a Good Deal? Part 2: The Company

In this post, we cover some things you should ask about the company, including: Can you give me the offer in writing? How does my compensation compare to my peers in the company? What are my options worth? What percentage of the company do my options represent on a fully diluted basis? Can I exercise my unvested options early?


(Full Post: http://venturehacks.com/articles/job-offer-2)


Babak Nivi

Babak Nivi is a co-founder of AngelList and Venture Hacks. Previously, he was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Bessemer Venture Partners and Atlas Venture. He has worked on startups including Songbird, Grockit, and Kovio. He went to school at MIT where received 2 patents and published in Science.

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