29 minutes | Nov 9th 2020

When Are Founders Just Employees?

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In today’s episode of Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Elliot talk about how founders struggle to negotiate their compensation, what should happen in cap table discussions, and why founders should rethink how they get paid.     Listen in to get an idea how founders benefit more from their company!Sign up for the Startups Newsletterhttps://www.startups.com/newsletterWhat to Listen For 00:00 Intro 00:50 What's going through your head? 02:21 When it isn't worth it anymore 06:02 The cap table discussion  09:26 When the thing you're most excited about is gone 11:46 Don't disincentivize employees by cramming them down 18:00 Have a conversation with investors to set the process you need to adhere to 21:25 Negotiate comp packages based on milestones 23:27 Founders should rethink how they get paid 25:12 What will make you keep working in the company?
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