Employee Stock Options

How to make sense of your startup employee stock option package

How to make sense of your startup employee stock option package

For early-stage startups, offering employee stock options can be a key part of attracting and keeping key talent. A stock option is an agreement that gives an employee the right to buy shares in the company at a discounted rate. For the employee on the receiving end, making sense of a complex, jargon-heavy stock option offer can be daunting. Given…

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Equity Incentives for Employees

Equity Incentives for Employees

Recruiting talent was a big topic at this year’s Vancouver Startup Week.  Providing employee stock options is one way to attract great people to your company and can be a powerful incentive that rewards retention and drives performance and loyalty. I sat in on Faskin Martineau’s talk on Equity Incentives for Employees, and thought I’d share some tips for getting your…

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