How to evaluate equity?

Uber MKXK34
Jan 11 5 Comments

Do you typically evaluate an RSU offer with the preffered share price or 409a price?

For context, say you have an equity offer of 300k. The preferred price is $50 and the 409a is $30. Should you expect 10000 shares or 6000 shares?

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  • New DvVM00
    you will get the 409a price. that’s the definition. you should *evaluate* it as zero, however
    Jan 11 1
    • Uber kPCK48
      Because you don't think Uber will IPO, or you think it will drop to zero?
      Jan 13
  • Carta lMTm24
    409a price = FMV you’re getting common RSUs
    Jan 11 1
    • Uber MKXK34
      OP
      Does that mean I should use the 409a value when evaluating the offer?
      Jan 11
  • Apple / Eng Landlord
    Well, at least for Uber. I saw most blind posts use 409a price (i.e., $40.88) for offer evaluation.
    Jan 11 0

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