Think twice before exercising your stock options

Startup options and when they’re worth it

Ben Werdmuller

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I recently wrote a short aside about stock options:

But in general, for regular employees, I think options are rarely worth it. They typically require an up-front investment that many employees simply can’t make, so it’s a bit of a fake benefit to begin with, and their future value is

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Ben Werdmuller

Writer: of code, fiction, and strategy. Trying to work for social good.