Stock option grants deep dive with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics

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Show notes:
0:00 Jason intros Becki DeGraw
1:45 Why do stock option grants exist in startups?
6:46 Typical structure of a stock option grant, best practices on putting together an option grant in an offer letter
10:46 Determining fair market value with 409A valuation & how to avoid massive tax liability
19:41 Standard current exercise windows in Silicon Valley
27:13 Early exercise window

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