Equity compensation is fundamental to startups’ abilities to recruit and retain top talent in today’s market. As companies and valuations grow, out-of-reach option strike prices can impede employees’ abilities to exercise vested stock options, absent a liquidity event. Employee candidates may also not fully appreciate the differences in equity value between a late-stage private company and public companies. In this program, we will explore:
Hear from a panel of GCs, including Michael Wu of Carta and leading executive compensation and employee benefits expert, Shawn Lampron, on current issues and trends in employee equity compensation.