When working for a tech start-up—that is, a venture backed start-up—there is the opportunity to work for equity, or ownership in their company, in addition to, or in lieu of payment in cash. This can be tempting. You could do the work, for some money, and then on top of that also get some equity in the start-up for which you are working. It might be the next Facebook, and who knows how much that equity might be worth one day. Some words of caution, though.
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