Vesting of Founder’s Stock

Founders of a startup are frequently surprised when venture capital firms or other investors ask for vesting provisions to be placed on the founders’ stock. The investors are seeking to provide sufficient incentive for each founder to work through the company’s critical early formation and development phase. Jeff Mattson, a Partner in Freeborn’s Corporate Practice Group, discusses the vesting process in the article, “Vesting of Founder’s Stock,” which was published in the Spring 2013 issue of the Stout Risius Ross (SRR) Journal.

A PDF of the full article is attached.

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