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Friday, November 22, 2013

On November 22, 2013, HMB's Brian Axelrad presented "Demystifying the Offer Letter" to Startup Institute's Chicago Chapter

Brian's presentation covered the basics of employment offers and discussed topics ranging from restricted stock to option grants, understanding the trade-off between cash compensation and equity and how to gain the most leverage in negotiations with employers. 

Startup Institute is a "career accelerator" that provides hands-on training to professionals and entrepreneurs in order to help them join high-growth, venture backed companies after completing the program. The Institute, which was originally founded in Boston and has an affiliation with TechStars, is in its first year in Chicago.

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