This article is a collection of four vesting microhacks you can use to supersize your vesting. 1. Reclaim a terminated co-founder’s unvested shares. 2. Run screaming from the right to purchase vested stock. 3. Accelerate your vesting upon hiring a new CEO. 4. Keep vesting as a consultant or board member.
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.