Creating owners: strategies for impactful equity compensation
Stock options and RSUs
We discuss the benefits of each, and when companies typically switch from options to RSUs.
Exercise windows and early exercise
We debate the appropriate length of post-termination exercise periods, and talk about early exercise.
Employee option pools
We show how the size of option pools have changed over the last few years, and consider the reasons.
Reed started his career as an attorney at Orrick, advising over 100 startups on VC and M&A transactions. Prior to joining Carta, he scaled two startups while leading numerous functions. Reed currently runs partnerships and business development at Carta.
Head of Partnerships, Carta
Mike is a partner in Orrick’s Compensation and Benefits Group. He represents technology companies, executives and founders on equity and compensation issues, including the design, administration and implementation of related plans.
Mike is an experienced start-up professional with a demonstrated history of building early-stage companies. He is skilled in Management, Business Development, HR, and Venture Capital. Mike currently serves as General Counsel at Carta.
General Counsel, Carta
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