Tag: Stock Options

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How 409A Valuation Determines your Stock Options Strike Price?

When corporations grant stock options, which are critical for attracting talent, how can they determine the value of common shares? A privately owned corporation’s only option for providing tax-free options to its employees is to use a 409A valuation. In this article, we explain how to determine the strike price of stock options using a
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Which Equity Compensation Is Best: Options, RSU, RSA, Phantom Stock or SAR?

Receiving equity compensation is a great benefit for a lot of employees, but most don’t know which equity compensation plan is the best for them. Stock options, restricted stock and restricted stock units, stock appreciation rights, phantom stock, and employee stock purchase plans are the five primary types of individual equity compensation programs.  There are
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Difference between RSUs and Options 101

Thinking of a way to incentivize your employees? Thinking outside the box to motivate your staff to work harder for the company can be difficult. Along with the standard salary, you can try offering your employees with some additional compensation in the form of equity. However unless you’ve taken a crash course in options 101,
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One of the First Amazon Equity Offers For Employees

In the growing period of the company, every small business owner has to face one of the most colossal-size challenges in the business world, hiring top-talent. Lower capital and experience in the founder make it difficult for hiring in the initial years. There is no denying the fact that appropriate fiscal management is the key
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Stock Options or Restricted Stock Units (RSU)

Did you know that the first employee equity incentive plan originated in 1851 and was created by a company named Illinois Central Railroad Company? Well, thanks to this company, many companies today are able to offer a part of their employees with equity incentives and employ the best talents. These companies basically implement the equity
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