Feature Update: Personal Portfolio

We just finished redesigning the eShares portfolio. We changed a few of the existing elements and added some new ones to make viewing your s

Product
James Seely

Feature Update: Board Approvals

Since releasing our Board Approvals feature, we’ve received a lot of great feedback from customers. We recently made a few improvements to b

Product
James Seely

Fixing the 83(b) problem

Today we are announcing that 83(b) elections can be filed on eShares. 83(b) elections can be confusing for employees to file, and difficult

James Seely

Founders Wanted

At eShares we split the organization into four business units operating their own P/L. This post is about why we created our business units,

Henry
Henry Ward

Supercharging Django Productivity

Kyle Hanson is an engineer at eShares, an equity management platform for companies, investors, and employees. A good framework can be measur

How We Work
Kyle Hanson

Reminder that our new pricing starts July 1

When we announced in February that we were retiring our $20-per-security plan, we gave customers a free service period. I wanted to remind y

Josh Merrill

A Manager’s FAQ

In addition to 1-on-1s with eShares managers, I host a monthly management discussion to share challenges, successes, failures, and lessons l

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Henry Ward

Lighting up the office with user activity

Green and yellow lights for a positive NPS (Net Promoter Score) response. Max Estes is a Product Designer at eShares, an equity management p

How We Work
Maxwell Estes

How we connect our office lights to NPS, Twitter, and Slack

When you mention “@eShares” on twitter. See more of our lights here. Like most tech companies, we measure everything and hope to find meanin

How We Work
Maxwell Estes

Equity 101 for Startup Employees (Part 3)

eShares just kicked off our first event series: “Equity 101 for Startup Employees.” The following post covers the third section from this pr

Education
Zibbie Nwokah

A Better Offer Letter

At eShares we spend a lot of time thinking about how to better educate employees on startup equity. Even new hires at eShares often don’t un

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Henry Ward

Equity 101 for Startup Employees (Part 2)

We’ve just kicked off our first eShares event series: “Equity 101 for Startup Employees.” The following post covers the second section from

Education
Alex Farman-Farmaian

How to Hire

Below is an excerpt from a talk I gave at the eShares Town Hall in November 2015. I hope it is helpful to other CEOs struggling with hiring.

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Henry Ward

Equity 101 for Startup Employees (Part 1)

eShares just kicked off our first event series: “Understand Your Options: Equity 101 for Startup Employees.” The following post covers the f

Education
James Seely

eShares 101

All eShares employees (new and old) take a full-day course called eShares 101. It is an introduction to our company, our values, and our exe

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Henry Ward

How DoorDash onboarded their cap table to eShares in 10 days

James Seely is an Onboarding Manager at eShares, an equity management platform for companies, investors, and employees. Onboarding cap tabl

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James Seely

eShares Series A

I’m sorry this blog is 6 months late. But I will share it anyway in the hopes it will help founders currently raising a Series A. Last Nove

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Henry Ward

Fixing 409A

This is a call-to-action for Venture Capital, Auditors, and the IRS to fix the burden on startups caused by IRS Code Section 409A. I start w

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Henry Ward

Broken cap tables

We see a lot of cap tables at eShares. For every new company we onboard we clean up the table and verify it against the legal documentation.

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Henry Ward