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EMI & Growth Shares Gym: Employee Equity Programmes

Ever wondered how to make your team genuinely invested in your company’s success? Sharing equity with your employees can be a game-changer. It’s not just about giving shares; it’s about creating a committed, hardworking team that feels like true partners in your startup. Whether you’re new to share schemes or looking to fine-tune your existing programme, our FREE webinar, EMI & Growth Shares Gym, is one you won’t want to miss.

In partnership with the equity experts at Vestd, this webinar will break down everything you need to know about employee equity programmes into straightforward, practical insights.

What You’ll Learn:

When to Use Share Schemes: Discover the strategic moments to deploy equity, from startup formation to attracting senior talent and motivating your early team.

Options vs. Shares: Understand the key differences and determine the best fit for your startup’s current stage and future needs.

All Things Growth Shares: Dive into growth shares to see how they can reward employees for contributing to growth without diluting existing shareholders’ equity.

Vesting & Reverse Vesting: Master these mechanisms to protect both your company and your team.

Setting Up a Scheme: Get step-by-step guidance on launching your share scheme, from initial planning to execution, and avoid the common pitfalls.

Reporting Requirements: Navigate the reporting obligations to keep everything compliant.

Maximising Impact: Discover how to balance tax efficiency and rewards to create a compelling equity package.

Who Should Attend:

  • Early-Stage Startup Founders: Attract and retain top talent from day one.
  • Growing Startup Founders: Scale your team and keep motivation high as you expand.
  • Established Startup Founders: Optimise existing programmes for enhanced engagement and retention.

Register Now!

Spaces are limited – secure your FREE spot today and master the art of employee equity. Transform your startup into a talent magnet! 🚀



Elliott Gaspar

UK Director, Standard Ledger


Elliott is an experienced finance professional with a penchant for startups. They seem to like him too and well they should, because he’s helped startups raise more than £500 million and led finance teams from pre-revenue to £40 million EBITDA.

As an accountant and CFO, Elliott leads Standard Ledger’s UK business, bringing accounting as a service to UK-based startups. With the energy of 5 traditional accountants, the nous of a COO and a passion for solving business problems, he’s also on a mission to prove accountants can be operators, too.

Guy Kaufman

Startups Lead, Vestd


Guy is the Startups Lead and equity consultant at Vestd. He helps early stage businesses design equity agreements, get to grips with their cap table, and prepare for investment.

His background is mainly in the financial advisory sector working with UK businesses. He has spent years working with clients and advising them on growth strategies.

Date and time
26 June 2024
12:00 - 13:00
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