Stock Option Problems

from the getting-them-back dept

Here’s a really big issue in the startup world that is almost never discussed. Early stage startups give out a ton of stock options early on to anyone and everyone. Very often it seems they end up regretting that decision. In this article the main story they focus on was a promise to give a guy options for a recruiting job he did. Then when the stock went public and the guy tried to cash in his options the company told him it was no longer valid.

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