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Ep. 45

Providing equity and shares for a global remote team

Equity grants are one of the most powerful incentives startups can offer their global teams. Kim Hansen joins to discuss how to do it.

Kim Hansen has over two decades of experience working with startups. His firsthand experience of the complications surrounding equity grants led to the founding of Cake Equity.
In this episode, Kim and Sondre discuss the best practices for granting equity to a global remote team.
Topics we discussed:
  • An introduction to equity and why it is important
  • Turning shares into money
  • An introduction to different equity policies
  • What are options and when should you use them?
  • How Cake helps with this process
You can find the full transcript here.
Stay tuned for the next episode in which we will discuss the Startup Cities with Trey Goff from Prospera.

About your hosts

Kim Hansen

CEO and Founder
Cake Equity
Kim is the founder and CEO of Cake Equity, which has the mission to provide help to 1 million global startup teams in organizing their equity.
He has over two decades of experience founding and working with startups as well as global companies like Google, Samsung and Fairphone.

Sondre Rasch

Co-founder & CEO
Sondre co-founded SafetyWing together with Sarah Sandnes and Hans Kjellby. Born in Bergen, Norway, he studied economics and computer science, before starting work as a policy advisor for the government of Norway advising on social policies. After getting frustrated with the slow pace of government change, Sondre first founded SuperSide (YC W16), a platform for freelance designers. It was here he discovered the lack of a safety net for online remote workers. SafetyWing was then born with the aim of building a global social safety net.
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