Start-ups often put in place a vesting scheme that delays share options to discourage people involved in the company from leaving. The vesting contract is a schedule that defines when and how the shares, which have been promised to the founder or an employee, will be distributed.
Here is an example of how a vesting smart contract can be coded in Plutus:
Crowdfunding is the collecting of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals. The money may go to a myriad of activities, whether it be a business venture, a charity, a research project, or a social cause.
Here is an example of a crowdfunding smart contract: