Category: Operations

The latest updates, stories, ideas and guides from the Ralston team.

Oct 14, 2019 - 3 min read

How Much Equity Should Founders Give to Employees?

Offering employee equity can give you the chance to be ahead of others in terms of battling for top talents. Likewise, it is a wonderful way of rewarding excellent performers and encouraging an owner’s mindset by providing your team something they can expect along the way as the business progresses. Since you are just starting […]

Jul 18, 2018 - 3 min read

How to Create an Incentive Plan That Actually Inspires Employees

Companies constantly need to deal with two employee issues: recruitment of talented individuals and making them stay with the company. In whatever industry the company is and no matter what position the individual is hired for, flexibility is usually sought after. More often than not, when employees feel that they don’t grow professionally and don’t […]

May 13, 2018 - 6 min read

How We Made a Sex-Positive Dating App GDPR Compliant

Whether you’re running a business needing to be GDPR compliant or you’re just getting an annoyingly large number of emails about it; you’re sure to have questions. I thought I’d share our experience with GDPR so it may help other companies feel a bit more comfortable. Or if we’re completely missing the point, one of […]

Mar 27, 2018 - 2 min read

How to Boost Your Recruiting Skills for Financial Gain

Hiring the best individuals as you plan your startup or enter those first few weeks of trading, can be the difference between economic success or failure. All of the most prolific budgeting, forecasting and fundraising will be for nothing if you do not surround yourself with the best talent. Why, as CFO, should you focus […]