*** Is it extremely unreasonable to ask for 220K base and 370K TC? ***
A famous profitable startup with valuation in the neighborhood of 4B is asking me for TC expectations and I’m conflicted. I have two competing offers and I’m expecting a third one soon, all from big public companies. I’m very excited about the company and the work and I think I’ll be able to hit the ground running, but fear is starting to creap up re: paper money.
To match the base of one of my offers after taxes (Seattle), I would have to ask for at least 200K base (Bay) and to actualy even things out in terms of expenses I would have to ask for 220K base, which aounds like a lot, but still doesnt improve my situation if I decide to live in the Bay instead of Seattle. Then there is the paper money risk for the equity portion.......
The start up is known to have made offers that match and exceed companies like Google and even Uber and TwoSigma.
Current TC: irrelevant