Why Option Refresh Grants Are Essential For Startup Recruiting And Retention

Employee ownership is a great recruiting and retention tool. As the tech landscape has evolved where time to liquidity is longer, the war for talent has grown and transparency around compensation is greater, the argument for option refresh grants has heated up. This Forbes article takes a fresh look at the argument for option refresh grants and the various forms they can take by looking at Shasta Ventures philosophy on the topic.


Key Takeaways:

  • A deep dive into the controversy and corresponding benefits of different employee ownership and compensation plans.
  • Best practices for option grant programs.
  • Effects of dilution.
  • Read the Forbes article.