Should I take up a position at a startup? It’s similar to what I’m doing but probably more visibility without the long hours and stress. Or should I wait to get a similar job at a big company?

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I wouldn’t count on the fewer hours or the less stress. Do you believe in the company and are they giving you equity?

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Especially if they're giving you plenty of equity. If they make it and go public that's going to be your golden ticket.

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Seconded. I've not known anyone who worked at a startup that didn't put in very long hours and felt the burden of growing a company from nothing. If the company aligns with your values and you believe in its mission, go for it.

The only way to grow true wealth is to own a business, become C suite, or hit the lotto. This might be your shot

Always go with the equity route. Work in TS, can’t tell you how many mediocre CFOS / VPs of finance I’ve seen walk away from deals with option payouts pushing 8 figures

Yeah will make sure I get good equity and that I’m not rushing into this. I will negotiate as much as I can I don’t mind the hours, I’m just annoyed with the amount of stress we face because our partners sign us up for ridiculous deliverables with unrealistic deadlines Will keep you all posted about my outcome!

Yeah not taking this. No equity is offered, I can buy stocks if I want 🙄

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