We know ESOP can be quite overwhelming—so here are some articles and resources to get you up to speed.
Anti-Dilution Clauses: How they affect your CapTable
What are the differences between Weighted Average Cost of Capital and Full Ratchet anti-dilution? What are their respective implications?
Liquidation Preferences (IIa) - Sub-optimal liquidity events
In sub-optimal liquidity events (such as rescue deals), how are investors' payouts derived? What is pari passu, and how does it work?
Liquidation Preferences (IIa) - Ideal liquidity events
How are payout calculations look like in an ideal liquidity event? What happens if there are different payout methods used among investors?
Liquidation Preferences (I) - What they are, and how they work
What are the elements of a liquidation preference? How is an exit payout determined? Which liquidation preference is ideal for founders?
CapTable Calculations (II): Note fundraising
How are note conversions done? What are the 2 conversion approaches for notes, and what is a key issue with pre-money conversions?
CapTable Calculations (I): Priced round investors & ESOP pool
How are CapTable calculations for priced round investors and ESOP pools carried out? What is an anchor point, and how is it important?
Priced rounds vs Convertibles (Notes and SAFE): Valuations & Calculations
Find out about the key elements used to decide between a priced round and convertibles, and the valuation types used for each.
Converting SAFEs and CNs: A Numerical Illustration
Examine the key features and terms of SAFEs and Convertible Notes, and get a better understanding of how they convert on a CapTable.
Problems with CapTable management
What are some problems to the "traditional" approach to CapTable management, and why are digital CapTables the way forward?
CapTable: What is it and should you use it?
CapTables are an essential tool to monitor a company's equity capitalization. But what exactly is it, and what does it do?
Taxation on Phantom Shares and Restricted Stock Units
Understanding the tax implications on phantom stocks and restricted stock units is crucial for you to decide which equity instrument to use.
What Is A SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) : Things You Need To Know About SAFE
SAFE or Simple Agreement for Future Equity and was created by the team at Y Combinator and has been a popular method for investing.
5 Things To Learn From Successful Companies
These 5 factors are crucial to a business’ success, and without a doubt most big companies do implement them to a certain extent.
Your best employees are thinking of leaving your company – Why, and what to do about it
Losing company talent can be detrimental to your organisation's productivity. What are you doing to help retain your best employees?
Trends and technologies that could impact ESOPs
COVID-19 has shifted people to the digital space. We think blockchain, Software As A Service, and Fintech will impact ESOPs in the future.
5 suggestions to give back to employees and boost team morale
With employee turnover increasing, here are 5 suggestions that companies can consider to keep their employees engaged and boost morale.
ESOP in the Philippines
Find out more about the current situation and brief history of ESOP in the Philippines and how you can use it in your company.
3 Reasons Why ESOP Could Raise Your Team's Morale
ESOP is a win-win for both organizations and employees. With competition heating up, ESOP must be a key tool in your talent strategy.
Why ESOPs remain pandemic-resilient
The COVID 19 pandemic has impacted global economies and markets. ESOPs continue to be resilient and gain capital market interest.
ESOP or RSU: Which is better?
Find out whether Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) or Restricted Stock Units (RSU) is better for your business and employees.
Taxes & ESOP in Singapore, what does it mean to you?
Ever wondered how ESOP is taxed in Singapore? Our guide to ESOP & Tax in Singapore covers tax eligibility, deferment requirements and more.
Taxation on ESOP (Southeast Asia Edition)
A guide for employers and employees: know what to expect when you issue or receive ESOP; caters specifically to Southeast Asian countries.
What are the differences between ESOP, RSU, and Phantom Stocks?
Ever wondered what the ESOP, RSU and Phantom shares mean? Our guide explains the differences between the various benefits in an easy way!
Exercise Price and Selling Price
Confused about exercise and selling price? Here's a simple guide to the differences between the two and how they're typically determined.
3 Key Things To Consider When Setting Up an ESOP
Are you a startup founder who is considering an ESOP for your business? Here are 3 key things to think about to set yourself up for success!
5 Reasons Why Your Company Should Adopt ESOP
In this article, we share 5 reasons why ESOP is a powerful tool you should consider using to grow your company and attract talent.
A 5-minute guide to ESOP and why they matter.
Are you new to ESOP and keen to find out more? This simple 5 minute guide makes understanding ESOP easy for the beginner.
4 ways ESOP helps founders build and retain a high-performing team
Getting the right team is crucial for startups, yet it remains the biggest challenge that founders face. Here are 4 tips to help.