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Most startup employees don’t exercise their stock options. Here’s why

Fintech Beat, Ep. 88

Stock options are often given to employees at startups in exchange for a lower salary and loyalty to the company.
Stock options are often given to employees at startups in exchange for a lower salary and loyalty to the company. (Getty Images/iStock photo)

Frederik Mijnhardt, CEO of Secfi, joins Fintech Beat to explain why 80 percent of startup employees don’t exercise their stock options — and what that means for drivers of wealth in the innovation economy.

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