Learn the ins and outs of allocating and managing equity at two free workshops

For startup founders, equity can quickly turn from a bit of a mystery into a major headache:  How should you allocate shares among founders and employees early on? What are the implications in terms of investors and taxes? And what are the best tools for forecasting and managing equity long-term as your company changes and grows?

Join us on March 15th for two back-to-back workshops on equity, offered by leading legal and financial professionals:

Founders’ Equity Deep Dive + Office Hours
Tuesday, March 15th from 10:00am-noon
For entrepreneurs deciding how to allocate cash resources and equity to employees
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This workshop is taught by Brandon Gantus, Employee Benefits & Compensation, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Brandon Gantus is a senior associate in the employee benefits and compensation practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. His practice focuses on the representation of companies in their compensation and employee benefits matters, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.

Best Practices in Equity Management + Lunch
Tuesday, March 15th from 11:30am-1pm
For founders of growing companies concerned with forecasting and managing complex cap tables
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This workshop is taught by Carine Schneider, President Equity Solutions, Nasdaq Private Market.

Carine works with companies to optimize their employee share plan services on NASDAQ Private Market.  In previous roles, Carine was the CEO of EASi, a leading provider of global stock plan tracking and reporting software and was co-founder and CEO of Global Shares, an independent provider of global stock plan administration services. She was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has also held senior level management positions with Morgan Stanley, Towers Watson, and Oracle.

Workshops are complimentary, but space is limited. Please register to attend using the links above. We look forward to seeing you @theCenter!

March 7, 2016