• Equidate, a $220 million company that helps startup employees cash out their equity before IPO, just named a veteran VC as its new CEO

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Startups are staying private longer, leaving employees with thousands or millions of dollars of untapped compensation in the form of company equity.
    That's where Equidate comes in. Employees or early investors can sell their company shares on the private market to investors who want a piece of the pie.
    Equidate has grown 300% year-over-year as more employee look to liquidate equity.
    On Wednesday, the startup announced a new CEO, veteran executive and investor Kelly Rodriques, who is tasked with growing the startup and expanding its reach internationally.
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  • Why this CEO makes everything she does transparent to all employees

    Why this CEO makes everything she does transparent to all employees

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    After being lied to and kept in the dark at previous companies, CEO Mathilde Collin decided she'd give her staff total access to everything.
    Ever wonder what your CEO does all day? Employees at the collaboration software provider Front can tell you where CEO and cofounder Mathilde Collin is and what's she's doing because her calendar is made public.
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