Stock options are really complicated

16 days ago

nelson : Stock options are really complicated - Another guide to understand equity compensation

Uber Is Doomed

24 days ago

nelson : Uber Is Doomed - A synthesis

VC Reserves

2 month ago

nelson : VC Reserves - Details on how venture capital reinvests in portfolio companies

Startup fraud

3 month ago

nelson : Startup fraud - A series of examples from 2016

Riot Games history

6 month ago

nelson : Riot Games history - Detailed interview with the League of Legends company

Leaving Triposo

6 month ago

nelson : Leaving Triposo - A friend leaves the travel guide startup he founded

Uber finances

7 month ago

nelson : Uber finances - $1.2B lost in six months

Early investor experiment

7 month ago

nelson : Early investor experiment - Randomized trial of what startup pitches get attention. Summary: the team matters

WSJ on indie.vc

10 month ago

nelson : WSJ on indie.vc - Bryce's experimental VC fund gets some press, as does my friend's company

Rise and fall of FriendFeed

10 month ago

nelson : Rise and fall of FriendFeed - RIP a great social aggregator

Minnie Ingersoll on gender and tech

12 month ago

nelson : Minnie Ingersoll on gender and tech - Thoughtful essay on aggression in the tech industry

Airbnb lies

13 month ago

nelson : Airbnb lies - Company cooked its data in NYC to make it look better

Zenefits fraud

14 month ago

nelson : Zenefits fraud - Selling insurance with unlicensed salespeople

Why Doesn't Silicon Valley Hire Black Coders?

14 month ago

nelson : Why Doesn't Silicon Valley Hire Black Coders? - Detailed story on tech diversity

Fuck Your 90 Day Exercise Window

15 month ago

nelson : Fuck Your 90 Day Exercise Window - A critique of a common gotcha in tech industry compensation

Fin-tech: The first venture capitalists

15 month ago

nelson : Fin-tech: The first venture capitalists - Whaling origins of profit sharing and other VC-backed financial structure

Do the math on your stock options

15 month ago

nelson : Do the math on your stock options - An engineer talking candidly about equity compensation

Worthless startup stock

15 month ago

nelson : Worthless startup stock - Downrounds and low acquisition prices make for screwed employees

Square IPO vs valuation

17 month ago

nelson : Square IPO vs valuation - Significantly lower price than private investors paid

BuiltWith

18 month ago

nelson : BuiltWith - Story of a small tech company

Liquidation preferences

18 month ago

nelson : Liquidation preferences - Details on problematic VC financing

Pure Storage IPO

20 month ago

nelson : Pure Storage IPO - Interesting tech infrastructure company going public

Uber financials leak

20 month ago

nelson : Uber financials leak - Shitty this got out there, but it is fascinating

Pinterest 7 year options

20 month ago

nelson : Pinterest 7 year options - Startup does a nice thing in giving their employees freedom to leave

Private stock scrutiny

21 month ago

nelson : Private stock scrutiny - Startup shares are trading hands and the SEC is concerned

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