Our collection of Swedish & English articles
This is a collection of articles covering a lot of topics related to building a startup or running a company. We go in depth around stock option programs, board work, and have guides to our various documents available for free download.
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How to verify meeting minutes (“vidimera”)
When submitting minutes from a shareholders’ meeting or a board meeting to the Swedish Companies Registration Office, it must be validated (“vidimeras” in Swedish). Validation
How to change or annul an option agreement
Qualified Employee Stock Options (“QESOs” or “Kvalificerade Personaloptioner” in Swedish) are a very attractive way of incentivising your employees. But sometimes you need to change
When does it make sense to subscribe for shares from warrants?
When you warrants have vested you have the option, but not the obligation to subscribe for shares. Under which circumstances should you do that? Generally,
Talk about the number of options – not the percentage of the company
We are often asked how you count the number of shares or warrants a person should receive when they have been promised a certain percentage
Can a company own its own shares?
The rules vary depending on if its a private or a public company. Normally a private company can not own its own shares (in Sweden,
Saving a share issue you forgot to register
From the date of the decision to issue new shares you have six months to register it with Bolagsverket. That may seem like a long
What information do you need in your share register and who can see it?
All Swedish companies must keep a share registry, that is a list of the shareholders. What information should be included is governed by Chapter 5
How many shares should you have when you start a company?
Most companies have too few shares when they are started. It does not cost anything to have a lot of shares from the start, and
StartupTools guide to NICE convertibles
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Minimum wage for QESO raised for 2023
Qualified Employee Stock Options, QESO, are an attractive way to give your Swedish employees an incentive (read more here). The requirement for the employee is