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Friday, March 8 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Equity: Making the Most of Your Other Paycheck

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If you're planning on joining a startup, start smart.
Venture financing in tech is at a fever pitch -- 3,700 companies received financing in 2011 alone, and all of them were issuers of stock options. This begs the question, what are stock options really worth?
Surprisingly, many startup employees do not understand the value of their options, which represent a significant part of their compensation and a vital part of their net worth. Time to smarten up! In the stock options game, it’s heads you win, tails you don't necessarily lose; either way, every employee should know the facts to make informed decisions. Understanding the basic economics of stock options can save you thousands, or even millions, in the long run. How’s that for incentive?
In this session, Bill Harris, CEO of online wealth manager Personal Capital (former CEO of PayPal and Intuit) will discuss the value of stock options to startup employees and offer tips to maximize their upside potential on your wallet.
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Bill Harris

Founder & CEOPersonal CapitalHarris is the founder, CEO and major shareholder of Personal Capital -- a digital wealth management firm for consumers, integrating data aggregation, investment management and banking services across phone, web and mobile channels. Personal Capital’s... Read More →



Friday March 8, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Courtyard Marriott, Rio Grande Ballroom 300 E 4th St

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