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On December 9th, Venture Archetypes and Greenberg Traurig pulled together a panel of some of the top entrepreneurs and most active acquirers in Silicon Valley to answer your questions about start-up M&A. So whether you’d like to know what the serious players are looking for or how to position your start-up for a healthy acquisition, you’ll find the wisdom right here!. Read the rules.
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Elad Gil

Twitter (sold Mixer Labs)
Director
I joined Twitter via its acquisition of a company I was co-founder and CEO of - Mixer Labs.

List of Elad 's answers

Q: Regarding offers, how do you decide on cash versus Equity? What are the different considerations? check all answers
A: One acquisition structure that some companies have started doing, which is one of the things that Naval mentioned, is splitting the founder and investor incentives. The investors receive a cash return and the founders and employees are given stock. Sometimes that happens as well.


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