In a prior post, “Pre-Money and Post-Money Valuation,” we introduced the basics of pre-money valuation and post-money valuation and how they are related. This post expands that post to discuss the impact of option pool refreshes on pre- and post-$ valuations.
In the prior post, we looked at FlintRubble.com which was formed by Wilma and Betty. The two founders invested $5,000 each and received 50,000 shares. After the issuance, the ownership looks like this: