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- Stock options: What to know before IPO, DuPont Registry Launches Fractional Ownership Of Rare Vehicles, and 5 Things I Learned from the Most Successful Money Managers
Stock options: What to know before IPO, DuPont Registry Launches Fractional Ownership Of Rare Vehicles, and 5 Things I Learned from the Most Successful Money Managers
Social Leverage Letter | Issue #106
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In lieu of multiple IPO announcements, employees with stock options should start planning early to maximize tax benefits, as exercising options well in advance of an IPO can lead to substantial tax savings. Employees should also be aware of their vesting schedules, the cost of exercising options, and explore financing options like non-recourse financing or selling shares on secondary markets to fund their options. Secfi (Fund III) provides an extensive overview of everything you need to know if you’re working at a startup.
DuPont Registry has launched a platform called duPont REGISTRY Invest, in collaboration with Rally (Fund III), allowing car enthusiasts to buy fractional shares in rare and high-end collector cars, making luxury car ownership more accessible. This partnership capitalizes on the growing luxury car market and Rally's experience in fractional equity ownership of collectible assets, providing enthusiasts with a chance to invest in their dream vehicles.
Matt Ober reflects on his career experiences, highlighting five key learnings: the importance of networking, the necessity of taking calculated risks, the value of hiring people smarter than oneself, the significance of establishing and maintaining the right organizational culture, and the reminder that ultimately, it's a business where tough decisions must be made.
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