YC Partner Kirsty Nathoo gives the lowdown on several different ways to capitalize your company and how those impact founder equity and cap tables overall.
Transcript and lecture slides here: https://www.ycombinator.com/library/6m-understanding-safes-and-priced-equity-rounds
This lecture is part of YC’s Startup School, a free online program and global community of founders. Register and join the community at https://www.startupschool.org/
10:15 Post-money SAFEs
22:40 Priced rounds
27:44 Priced round dilution math
41:07 Top tips
42:48 Don’t over-optimize