How phantom equity can help your startup succeed — while keeping employees happy
by Marcelle S.
Startups can use phantom equity in place of stock options to provide contributors with a simple form of equity participation. Both the startup and the recipients benefit from the flexibility of the agreement and the minimal legal and tax filling paperwork involved. This article will explain what phantom equity is and describe the benefits for startups and contributors. It will provide helpful links and be supported by facts from reputable sources (i.e. not Wikipedia).