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Wisy App Breaks Funding Records in Panama

Wisy App On the Move After Breaking Funding Records in Panama After shattering fundraising records in Panama, the Wisy App team relocated to Silicon Valley to spread its wings and […]

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Doing Right by the Environment and His Partners

The Pure Earth Cup

Taking a break from his technology career, Robbie Maltby spent a year traveling through Central America talking to entreprenuers. “I’d been practicing mindfulness with a local group for some years […]

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The Illusion of Control

51%

I hear this all the time from founders: “I need to have 51% of the equity so I can ‘maintain control!’” Yes, if you own 51% you will probably technically […]

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The Problem with Equity as Compensation

When thinking about how to hire a team or acquire resources for your startup, it’s important—very important—to understand the difference between equity and compensation. I often hear people say that […]

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Pie and Productivity

Flipping Burgers

Slicing Pie is based on the unpaid portion of the fair market value of each person’s contribution. In a startup, time is one of the most common contributions from founders […]

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The Only Cofounder Equity Calculator – Founders Pie Calculator

Startup Equity Calculator

The Pie Slicer, helps team keep track who deserves equity and how much. The tool automatically adjusts based on observable changes in team membership, commitment levels, financial commitments, and even changes in corporate strategy.

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Slicing Pie in Germany: Pre-Incorporation Agreements Available

Berlin: thanks to the efforts of Stefanie Strümpfler, partner of dextrae Rechtsanwälte · Fachanwälte, who customised for German founders the Cofounder Agreement template – German founders can now use the […]

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Slicing Pie in Canada

Mike Moyer, inventor of the Slicing Pie Startup Equity Calculator and JP McAvoy, a Canada-based Slicing Pie-friendly lawyer discuss the Slicing Pie equity model and considerations for the Canadian legal system.

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Having a Baby is Not a Good Reason to Resign

In the Slicing Pie model having a baby is considered “good reason” to quit and, therefore, the quitter gets to keep her slices in the Pie (subject to dilution when more slices are added by others). This may cause some controversy, so it’s important to understand what good reason means in the context of Slicing Pie and being fair.

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