Internal startup email memo

Email can suck less. Use this banker system so startup emails work for your team

Tl;dr: Make startup email better with proper email format. Here is a template memo to send to all staff on email etiquette. This will make parsing emails far easier and result in you spending less time reading emails. Emails suck! We don’t have the best of relationship. I imagine you are the same? Whilst you can’t control how your contacts communicate …

ESOP terms cheat sheet

ESOP Terms Cheat sheet

Want to know all the ESOP terms? Here’s a nice cheat sheet for you. In my Udemy course called “The best guide to startup Employee Share Option Plan (ESOP)“ (Check it out by following the link at get a $5 discount) I was asked for a cheat sheet of all the key terms so students could more easily understand them. …

Conversion mechanics & Phantoms

Key convertible note terms that no one understands and cost you big

Tl;dr: Understand convertible note terms like a pro! You can save half a million dollars of upside and significant downside by understanding how convertible notes are calculated at conversion. You can furthermore limit your downside by adding a few simple clauses to note agreements, these prevent convertible note holders getting excess liquidation preference rights, as well as bonus anti-dilution and …