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On What Date Do I Price Stock Options?

It is very common for a company to hire an employee on a specific date and in the employee’s offer letter state that “subject to board of directors approval, the employee will be granted a stock option” to acquire a … Continue reading

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How Do I Value My Company So That I Can Grant Stock Options?

Startup companies frequently have to confront this issue.  After the founder stock issuances, the company will want to be able to grant stock options to new hires.  Internal Revenue Code Section 409A requires that stock options be granted at fair … Continue reading

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What Is “Reverse Vesting”

“Reverse Vesting” is an expression used to describe a situation in which an employee or independent contractor or consultant receives stock subject to repurchase by the company at an at-cost purchase price, which repurchase right lapses over the vesting period.  … Continue reading

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