Tag: early-stage

Posted on: March 30, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 2

Capitalizing on an Employee Stock Option Plan

Employee Stock Option Plans grant stock options to employees of a company and many organizations use them to compensate, retain and attract employees. Stock options give employees a sense of ownership in the company by offering employees the right to buy a certain amount of company shares at a predetermined …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: March 8, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: Mar 8, 2018

Starting your own business is never easy, this week we highlight articles on how to make your start up eco-friendly, the hurdles of being an entrepreneur and operating as an early stage start-up. This tech roundup also takes a look at Spotify’s billion dollar IPO and a cool new startup, …

Posted on: January 17, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

The Stranger Things of Closing Investors

By Paul BrassardManaging Partner – Volition Spoiler alert: this piece was inspired by Stranger Things – proceed with caution. I’m often asked how to close investors. To be honest, the way I do it is a bit upside down from what I know to be the norm. The norm that …