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To be quite frank, there is a good chance that this won't end well for you. Your best option would be to wait until Covid and furlough is over. You’re on furlough which means the company are struggling to pay your current salary, your chances are next to zero of getting more, no company in their right minds would increase that in these times. As you said ...


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You would get shares in the company. You will need a lawyer for this.


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I'm going to try and not let my personal emotion affect this answer so let go. could I expect a written promise (not legally binding) of a raise in the future? I mean a written promise would be binding so I think any company that is furloughing employees should not be promising their employees pay rises after it's all over. The company won't confirm ...


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Your criteria are good. I would add a question: What would happen to the company and my job if they lost their largest contract? (Ask me how I know this is a good question when you have an hour or two to spare.) Another: If they sell products, are they on a GSA schedule (government services administration == central purchasing)? But we can't help you ...


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I'm a bit confused about the options you have. Sell the code. This seems like it will get you some money but probably not much. Don't sell the code but become an employee. I don't understand what happens in this case. What right does the company have to use the code that you still own? Give away the code. Why choose that? If you're worried that they can'...


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You may want to consult a lawyer. Here is one way to try to reach a fair price. Treat the payments you received while you were working on the software as an advance of part of the purchase price. Estimate the full market value, what you would sell it for if you had received no money from the company during development. Subtract the payments you did receive. ...


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