Late-stage tech companies must do right by their employees: Reassess your 409A valuations

Frederik Mijnhardt Contributor Share on Twitter Frederik Mijnhardt is the CEO of Secfi, an equity planning platform for startup executives and employees. More posts by this contributor Inside Secfi’s 2021 state of stock options equity report Last year was a...

How I navigated my pregnancy as a Series A founder

Kelsey Mellard Contributor Share on Twitter Kelsey Mellard is the founder and CEO of Sitka. The news of Emily Weiss moving to the role of chairwoman of Glossier from her former position as CEO was riddled with gender biases in how it was covered by the media. Even the...

Startups must reevaluate how they hire and develop talent

Paul Fifield Contributor Share on Twitter Paul Fifield is the CEO and co-founder of Sales Impact Academy. If you’re still thinking of a four-year degree as a requirement for your revenue teams, you’re missing out on a huge talent base. The reality is that when it...

The next wave of supply-chain innovation will be driven by startups that help incumbents win

Steve Sloane Contributor Share on Twitter Steve Sloane is a partner at Menlo Ventures where he invests in inflection-stage companies. More posts by this contributor Software’s meteoric rise: Have VCs gone too far? The shift to collaborative robots means the rise...

To drive more sales, use shopper-generated content to personalize emails

Cynthia Price Contributor Share on Twitter Cynthia Price is the SVP of marketing at Litmus. Her team grows and supports the Litmus and email community through content marketing, demand generation and events. She has been in the email marketing industry for over 10...

Dear Sophie: What are my F-1 OPT options if my crypto job is no longer available?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the...