Incentive Stock Options – Equity Compensation at Private Firms

To finish off our Equity blog series, we will take a look at Incentive Stock options (ISOs). Incentive stock options are structured just like non-qualified stock options on the front end, but receive preferential tax treatment if certain conditions are met when an employee exercises the stock options and ultimately sells the stock. [...]

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Non-Qualifying Stock Options – Equity Compensation at Private Firms

Next in our Equity blog series we will take a look at Non-Qualifying Stock Options (NSOs). Don’t let the name “non-qualifying” confuse you. “Non-qualifying” simply means that this type of stock option does not qualify for special treatment the same way incentive stock options are treated. You can also think about “non-qualifying” stock options [...]

By |2020-07-21T13:43:21+00:00July 17th, 2020|Financial, Startups|0 Comments

Restricted Stock Awards – Equity Compensation at Private Firms

To continue our Equity Compensation blog series, we will now take a look at Restricted Stock Awards (RSAs). A Restricted Stock Award (RSA) is a type of stock compensation plan where a company awards shares of the company’s stock to an employee, usually at the start of the person’s employment with the company. The [...]

By |2020-07-21T13:42:12+00:00July 17th, 2020|Financial, Startups|0 Comments

Restricted Stock Units – Equity Compensation at Private Firms

Private companies often find it difficult to attract and retain key employees. Part of the issue is large, multinational corporations offering more attractive compensation packages which often include various forms of equity compensation such as stock options. While equity in a private company can’t be traded on a public exchange, there are several methods [...]

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