Startup Terms Glossary
What is Accelerated Vesting?
Accelerated vesting is when the vesting process is expedited. There are benefits to the equity holder but may vary based on the investment type, quantity vested, and additional buyers’ presence. Startups should develop an accelerated vesting process that meets market demands.
Accelerated Vesting Examples
Examples of accelerated vesting types include:
- Example 1. Single-trigger acceleration
- Example 2. Double-trigger acceleration
- Example 3. Startup funding accelerations
This web page defines accelerated vesting for startups.