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Software EngineerΒ a year ago

Token grants at crypto startups

Crypto startups have a split in compensation between: base salary, equity, and a token grant. Anyone know what this split typically looks like and how to evaluate these offers?

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AlwaysRockSoftware EngineerΒ a year ago
I have a pretty small sample size (probably 15 or so crypto offers over the last year) but normally if they offer tokens its something like 20%-30% of comp. Base tends to be high. Equity on par with most companies of similar stages unless you are a very early hire. A lot of crypto companies seem to be cash-rich so they have decent base salaries and offer a lot of tokens because they could have a ton of upside.
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