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Re-Calibration Tool

Use this spreadsheet to determine how many shares the company should buy-back from participants so the new split aligns with the Slicing Pie allocation. Buying back shares, rather than issuing new shares, could help avoid unnecessary taxes. Talk to a Slicing Pie Lawyer about what’s best for you!  

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Lump-Sum Payments

Occasionally, an individual will need (or want) cash for their own use. If the company is in a position to provide cash, it can do so by making a lump-sum payment to the individual in any amount. In Slicing Pie, cash payments reduce at-risk contributions so when a lump -sum payment is made it will […]

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Introducing The Slicing Pie Handbook

The Slicing Pie Handbook teaches, guides and inspires entrepreneurs to boldly enter business partnerships knowing that financial gains will be fairly distributed to all participants. The book provides actionable, detailed instructions for creating an airtight business partnership in a world where unfair agreements are the rule, not the exception.

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I Want My Money Back! Losing Investors in Slicing Pie

Although I don’t think it happens very often (at least in my experience), sometimes people who invest their money in a startup get cold feet and want their money back. Conversely, founders may accept investments that they later decide they do not need. Slicing Pie is designed to accommodate unforeseen changes of heart when it […]

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How to Fire Your Landlord with Slicing Pie

Landlords who provide office, warehouse, farmland or other facilities to startups and do not get paid rent are contributing slices to the Pie using the non-cash multiplier. So, if your company is using a space that would normally rent for $1,000 a month and you’re using the recommended non-cash multiplier of 2, then each month […]

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Pie Slicer Update

We are happy to announce that in the wee hours of the morning on Monday, June 7, 2016 we will be launching an updated and enhanced version of the Pie Slicer software. Since launching the program over a year ago, thousands of Grunts have logged in to track contributions to their companies and determine a perfect split […]

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Risk Taken vs. Value Creation

Why Risk taken is more important than value added when splitting equity. Hint: risk taken is knowable, value added is not! Click to Tweet Once in a while, someone will ask me why the Slicing Pie model isn’t based on value creation instead of the fair market value of the contributions made. The concept sounds reasonable: shouldn’t a […]

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