I get the idea of what you're saying but depending on their funding ... could be safer than places with clients... ;)
Having said that if they're going the 'paying you less but you get mystery equity'... yeah that's not cool.
Yeah it was fun to see their reaction on my salary indication. Obviously too high for them. But then again, it’s just an indication.
F1973400221d@aldkjdjs what pisses me off is the fact that most bozos don't even know themselves what they are doing and are in total honeymoon phase of their idea.
A little criticism and you can see their fragile ego crash.
Depends on what they're hiring you for. At that stage you should only be hiring heavy hitters who are compensated with a significant stake in the company in addition to market-relative base pay.