Completely agree that if you’re taking a significantly lower salary you should be getting a much larger equity stake. Often founders over value these stakes and under value employee contribution. If you sense that’s an issue in the offer process, I wouldn’t take that job.

Pre-seed Investor. Email: ash@sterlingroad.com. B2B, US only. I work with founders for 3 months before investing. More info: http://SterlingRoad.com/process

Pre-seed Investor. Email: ash@sterlingroad.com. B2B, US only. I work with founders for 3 months before investing. More info: http://SterlingRoad.com/process