Just to be clear, Share Council is not an exchange. Mainly because we as a platform would need to comply with certain strict regulation and even have a set of auditable permits from the Authorities of Financial Markets to be able to do so. This would make our platform too expensive for most Employee Participation plans. The consequences are small, there is just no pricing or bidding on our platform. The platform is used to facilitate and document transfers between individuals. As a company one can even go as far as prohibiting a transfer between employees overall. There is a feature for employees to be able to indicate that they would like to buy or sell something. This feature is proven to be very effective without turning the platform into an exchange. This just means that you can not indicate on the platform that you would like to sell 10 pieces for 8 euro’s each, where someone else then would respond to indicate that they would buy them for 7 euro’s each. What is possible is that you indicate you would like to sell 10 pieces, without mentioning a price.
Business Valuation is something you will encounter at some point in your company’s development, probably sooner than you think. For employees, the value of their participation in the company may be more relevant. It is easy to get caught up in all the jargon, but really it is rather simple and I’ll try to explain here how it works and how it can be done.Read more
What is a holding company? Here at Share Council it’s a common question that deserves more explanation. We often come across this item when setting up employee participation structures. A holding is not obligatory for employee participation, but it may come in handy. Briefly put, a holding entails that one BV holds shares in one […]Read more