Exclusively what and restricted to whom? Restricted Stock Basics

I have seen increasing interest in restricted stock as a form of founder/early employee compensation.  While  many entrepreneurs are well versed in stock options, their understanding is less precise when we discuss restricted stock. Restricted stock is fairly straight forward. The company issues common stock to the employee and puts some restrictions on the stock.  So what […]

Don’t forget Rule 701: the exemption for employees and consultants

Launching a company is relatively easy in the USofA.  File a few forms, pay your State and local government the required fees and you’re off. Many places even allow you to do this online.  Things get more complicated, however, when shares are issued to investors or employees. Most startup types are familiar with Regulation A […]