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Introducing the Cap Table and Hiring the CTO

Feld Thoughts

As Finance Fridays continues, we are introducing the concept of the Cap Table. This week they set out to create their cap table and hire a CTO. Rather, it gets recorded in a document called the Capitalization Table (or “Cap Table”), which shows the ownership stake each person or entity has in the business.

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The BSList - Busted Cap Table (No. 104)

This is going to be BIG.

But back to the cap table. Here’s why VC’s don’t actually care about your prior cap table in most circumstances. We want what we want and if we really want it, we don’t really care about what else is going on with the cap table. and they take a hefty chunk of the cap table to do it.


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What Your Cap Table Tells Investors About You and Your Company


If you have raised capital from investors before, you probably noticed that one of the first requests from potential investors is for you to send them your current cap table. Why would an investor be so interested in seeing your cap table? What might they be looking for? […].

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Seed Stage Founders Undervalue Angels With Marketing & Comms Expertise

Hunter Walker

Why Bringing These Two Skillsets Onto Your Cap Table Early Is Worth It. In addition to our dollars, we are eager to help founders with the construction of their cap table, not just generically with the highest profile folks available, but more specifically where they might get some help along the way. Nor Do VCs.

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Model Cap Table


I thought it might be useful to post up a model cap table ( Cap Table Model with Waterfall ). This cap table can be used by a pre-funded startup and then a financing can be layered in. In other words, it shows both pre-money and post-money very clearly. Here are things to note: 1.

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Gust Launches Comprehensive Equity Management Platform for Cap Table Management and 409A Valuations


The post Gust Launches Comprehensive Equity Management Platform for Cap Table Management and 409A Valuations appeared first on The Gust Blog. The new platform provides early-stage companies with powerful. Read more >.

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Startup Cap Table Management: What to Know as You Grow

Board Effect

Let’s not waste time listing everything startups could be doing to more effectively manage their cap tables. When it comes to cap table management in startup companies, it’s unrealistic to expect perfection. What does your cap table need to address at each stage of growth? Defining Cap Tables.