Implementing options is relatively cheap and easy. All that is required is a contract stating what the price and rules are regarding the options. The risks for employees are low. If the company’s value decreases they can choose not to use their options and nothing happens. If the company’s value increases and they want to buy shares, they can buy the shares for a lower price than people without options.
Amsterdam-based social enterprise Share Council, a FinTech startup focused on “closing the capital wealth gap by making every SME employee co-owner”, announced on Tuesday that it is proud to have raised over €1M in funding from The Sharing Group (known from MyWheels & Mijndomein) and a network of strategic angel investors. Share Council is build on the premise of “everyone a co-owner”, hence the last 100k of stock is now publicly coming available, see sharecouncil.co/investRead more
Just 5 Million EU employees own equity in the company they work for. This creates a staggering divide and it leaves Europe behind in the race for global talent.Read more