Articles under “Silicon Valley”

The 15 Crucial Questions About Stock Options

Editor’s note: Interested in learning more about equity compensation, the best time to exercise options, and the right company stock selling strategies? Read our Guide to Equity & IPOs Any Wealthfront client who has used our automated financial planning service knows that nothing impacts your financial lifestyle more than owning equity in a successful company.

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Demystifying Venture Capital Economics, Part 5: When Should New Entrants Partner with Incumbents

At some point in its evolution, every startup faces the question of whether or not it should partner with a large company to accelerate its growth. On the surface, partnering almost always looks like a great idea.

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Demystifying Venture Capital Economics, Part 4: What Analysts Get Wrong About Innovation

In 2014 our CEO, Adam Nash, caused quite a stir when he said “In the next 10 years, everyone will be using some form of automated investment service.”  Frankly, many market analysts thought he was nuts. Twenty-five years in the venture capital business leads me to believe Adam is right.

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When Should You Exercise Your Stock Options?

Editor’s note: Interested in learning more about equity compensation, the best time to exercise options, and the right company stock selling strategies? Read our Guide to Equity & IPOs Stock options have value precisely because they are an option.

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