Compensation Plans

Everyone wants to share in the success of the next big thing.  We have all heard the stories about how employees at Facebook, Apple, Google and Microsoft all got rich.  Nothing motivates employees more than a chance to share in that success.  Entrepreneurship is not just about money, but when there is a big payday everyone wants their contribution to be appropriately recognized.

How do you create incentive compensation that motivates employees to do their best work?  What are the different types of equity plans?  How do they affect voting, management,  and control?  How do you align incentive with performance?  What is reasonable in terms of vesting and percentages?  When should you consider equity-alternatives that allow employees to share in a successful cash out without giving up legal ownership?

We help clients to structure incentive plans that best fit their strategic objectives.