If your company hasn’t gone public yet, selling your private company stock can be tricky. It’s not impossible, though—learn more about your options.
What to know about equity when you leave a company
If you’re leaving your company, you probably have a lot on your mind. But between finishing up projects, exchanging contact info with coworkers, and figuring out health insurance coverage, don’t forget to think about your equity. Here’s what you need to know.
What is a tender offer?
A tender offer is a structured, company-sponsored liquidity event that typically allows multiple sellers to tender their shares either to an investor or back to the company. In other words, it’s a potential way for you to sell some of your shares while your company is still private. Learn more.
What is an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)?
An employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) is a program public companies can offer that allows you to buy shares of company stock—usually at a discounted rate. Here’s what you need to know before participating:
Why you should always accept your stock grant
Accepting your stock grant is one of the most important tasks to take care of when starting at a company. Yet many people make the mistake of forgetting about it, or worse, ignoring it.
How are stock options taxed?
Here’s what you need to know and prepare for if you exercised and/or sold stock options this year.
How to value a job offer from a public company vs. a private company
You can’t compare job offers with public equity vs private equity apples to apples. Learn how to think about and compare them.
Equity 101 Part 1: Startup employee stock options
Received stock options from your company and don’t understand what that means? Here’s how to make sense of your offer letter and option grant.
Equity 101 Part 2: Stock option strike prices
What determines a stock option strike price? Learn more about strike prices, how stock options gain value over time, and dilution.
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