Fair & Square for Pie Slicer Users

As a Pie Slicer user, you are entitled to a free copy of Fair & Square- the Pie Slicer Companion Guide. Fair & Square covers the Slicing Pie model in detail and provides tips and advice for getting the most out of the Pie Slicer application. If you would like to purchase a print copy […]

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Pie Slicer Beta Ending

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Pie Slicer beta program! We really appreciated your ideas and feedback, but the program is coming to an end! The beta site is going to be taken down on December 16th, 2014. If you are a beta user and you would like to continue to access your […]

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Fair & Square

While Slicing Pie is my definitive guide to dynamic equity splits, I’ve written a new book, called Fair & Square, that provides a more condensed description of the model and doubles as a user guide to the online Pie Slicer application. If you would like to read a beta copy of the book, you may […]

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The Awkward Conversation

In Slicing Pie, I refer to the “awkward conversation” that founder’s have about equity splits. The equity split negotiation is often the first major “deal” that founder’s do. I call them Alligator Pit negotiations. There are less-than alligators, who are are people who get less than what they deserve, and greater-than alligators, who are people […]

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Dutch Pie

Slicing Pie is now available in Dutch thanks to Monique Wolters, Nick Stevens, Jolien Marinus, Marloes Pomp, Jeroen Sprangers and Arjan Yspeert. Thank you all very much for your hard work!

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Slicing Pie Card Game

One of the best ways to experience the mechanics of how a dynamic equity fund works is to experience it yourself by playing the Slicing Pie Card Game. The game simulates the events of a start-up company over an extended period of time. Each card specifies what an individual player did during that time and […]

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Slices vs. Theoretical Value

It’s important to know that a company’s value is not equal to the sum of the inputs. In other words, if I provide time, ideas and equipment worth $1,000, this doesn’t mean the company is worth $1,000. In most cases the value of a startup company is closer to zero. In all cases we hope […]

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