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Optionally minded

I just received an offer for a tech job at a SF-based startup, with stock options. I saw this great Ask, which contains links to some valuable information on questions to ask. But I'm wondering: how many of those questions SHOULD a company be able to answer before I accept an offer? [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants on Jan 6, 2016 - 10 answers

Evaluating a job offer in Silicon Valley

What questions should I ask to evalualate a job offer with salary and stock options in Silicon Valley? [more inside]
posted by cycleback on May 23, 2015 - 22 answers

I exercised ISOs and all I got was this crummy certificate.

Should I have received additional paperwork after exercising ISOs in a cashless transaction from my former employer? [more inside]
posted by okay okapi on Apr 10, 2013 - 2 answers

Do I have a right to shares after turning them down?

I accepted a higher salary in lieu of shares. Found of first week on the job the company is in talks to be sold. Am I entitled to demand shares? [more inside]
posted by DuckGirl on Jan 20, 2013 - 21 answers

Stock Option Advice

What type of professional is best to discuss stock options? [more inside]
posted by getmetoSF on Feb 24, 2012 - 6 answers

How to find out if stock options in a job offer are competitive?

I've been offered a job by a Silicon Valley startup. The salary and benefits are good, but how do I know if the stock options are "market rate" for this position? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 10, 2011 - 13 answers

How do incentive stock options work?

Incentive stock options: explain them to me as if were a child! [more inside]
posted by kmtiszen on Apr 20, 2011 - 15 answers

So, I have options

I recently received approximately ~$10k worth of restricted stock that vests evenly over the next several years. I've been with the company one year and it's my first job out of college. Could someone provide some insight into 'stock options' as compensation tool? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 11, 2011 - 18 answers

Inheriting Stock Options for a pre-IPO Start Up

Going with my mother next week to a meeting with the management team and surviving founders of a start-up company my dad founded. She's trying to figure out how to value the company shares he left her as part of her estate planning, hence the meeting. [more inside]
posted by gov_moonbeam on Jun 25, 2010 - 8 answers

Stock Options' Private Parts

How can a private company offer stock options? [more inside]
posted by spamguy on Jun 13, 2010 - 8 answers

Can I use a retirement fund to buy out startup stock options?

I'm about to leave a startup to go to a different company, and I need some help figuring out how to handle my stock options. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 17, 2009 - 7 answers

Help me lawyer up...

I need to find a lawyer in the NYC area who deals with confidentiality agreements and stock option contracts, specifically in the software industry. How would I go about finding such a lawyer? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 17, 2008 - 3 answers

What happens to nerds that strike it big early in their careers?

What happens to rank-and-file tech guys after they strike it rich in a tech boom? Do they keep working? How do they spend their money? Do they waste their lives away? [more inside]
posted by vizsla on May 14, 2008 - 15 answers

"Stocking" Up on Information (Get it??)

What do I need to know about employee stock options at a small, private tech start-up? [more inside]
posted by Nelsormensch on Dec 5, 2007 - 5 answers

How does an IPO work, from an employee's perspective?

How does an IPO work from an employee's perspective? [more inside]
posted by jbiz on Oct 7, 2007 - 8 answers

How to avoid Alternative Minimum Tax?

I want to exercise some ISO stock options and I want to avoid paying Alternative Minimum Tax. How do I calculate how many options I can exercise without triggering AMT? [more inside]
posted by ShooBoo on Sep 3, 2007 - 5 answers

OTCBB stock: broker/issuance/tax advice

I'm about to be eligible to exercise stock options on a stock traded on the Over The Counter Bulletin Board (OTC). Advice on getting my university to issue them to me, exercising (tax) and brokers (sale) please. [more inside]
posted by lalochezia on Apr 27, 2006 - 23 answers

IRS wants taxes on my non-qualified stock option sale.

I cashed in some stock options and forgot to tell the IRS, now they want $9,401. I don't think I owe them that much..... [more inside]
posted by elastic.scorn on Feb 27, 2006 - 8 answers

stock option grants- do I get the original or a copy

StockOptionFilter: Who gets the signed original documents, and who gets the photocopies? Does it matter? [more inside]
posted by sgarst on Feb 2, 2006 - 6 answers

How do I use my stock options?

Any investors out there? My company gave me some stock options for the last several years, and I haven't a clue how to to use them. [more inside] [more inside]
posted by benjh on Apr 17, 2004 - 12 answers

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