Hackers Beware

Hacker Poll Finds Stock Options Are a Risky Bet

There is an informal poll running on Paul Graham’s Hacker News right now asking startup workers about their experience with stock options.

“Just want to see how much people earn actual cash from their employee stock options. If you joined a startup as an employee and had some stock options, how much did you earn during exit or IPO?”

The most common response by far: None – my stock option vanished and don’t own any Read More