Two years here. Three years there. Another five somewhere else. Frequent job-hopping used to be a red flag, suggesting to prospective employers that a candidate was unfocused and disloyal. That stigma seems to be gone. Changing jobs might be the best way to score a significant salary bump and move up the career ladder.
You've taken the plunge and decided to launch your and incorporate a new company. As founding team, you've settled on how to divide the company's initial equity among the founder group. All that's left is to call your lawyers and tell them how many shares to issue, right? Not so fast. In a company with more than one founder, issuing founder without subjecting those shares to vesting is never a good idea.