Equity Plan Management Guide: From Early-Stage Startup to Late-Stage Company

Learn about effectively managing equity plans as a startup, a growth-stage company or as a late-stage (pre-IPO) company and explore why it is important.

Particularly for early-stage private companies, issuing equity to employees can help create a culture of ownership, aligning those employees with the long-term success of the company. However, equity compensation alone may not be enough in the eyes of startup employees. To keep employees motivated in today’s competitive talent market, private company leaders must be willing to invest in equity plan management and employee education to ensure their plans grow alongside the business. 


Read the paper to learn why effective plan management starts with having the right tools to understand the inner mechanics of an equity plan and the willingness to evolve alongside shareholder needs.