The iHeartMedia direct listing is different than other direct listings and could have a market-defining impact.
Not all companies that offer 409A valuations provide the same level of service or detail in their 409A reports. Download our sample 409A report to see what a complete 409A report looks like and help guide your evaluation of 409A providers.
To encourage employees to stay with a company longer, employees have to earn the right to purchase their shares over time. This is called vesting.
Here are a few things founding teams should keep in mind when looking for the right startup lawyer or firm to partner with.
Why you should care about the $100K rule What the $100K ISO rule says The number of shares that first become exercisable in a calendar year; The issue date of the grant(s); and The fair market value (FMV) of the shares when the grant(s) were issued. $100K limit example: A single grant Options granted: 120,000 […]
An RSU is a promise from your employer to give you shares of the company’s stock (or the cash equivalent) on a future date if certain restrictions are met. Learn more about this type of restricted stock.
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Non-qualified stock options (NSOs) are a type of stock option that does not qualify for favorable tax treatment for the employee. Learn more about when you can exercise (buy) your shares, when you can sell them, and how they’re taxed.
ISOs are a type of stock option that qualifies for special tax treatment. Unlike other types of options, you usually don’t have to pay taxes when you exercise (buy) ISOs. Plus, you may be able to pay a lower tax rate if you meet certain requirements. Here’s what you need to know.