Options Worth

Find out what your stock options are worth

#3 Product of the DayJune 14, 2015
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Jack Smith@_jacksmith · Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Adviser
Quick feedback: 1) you might want to have the scale go to more than $100m for the company valuation; especially in the Bay Area with companies like Uber. Ironically I once had a prospective employee say "even if the company were to get worth $100 million; my shares would only be worth x". Ironically the startup became worth quite a lot more than $100m within about 18 months. So yeah, probably a good idea to be able to model valuations higher than $100m :) 2) you probably want to clarify the 'total shares' part. e.g. 'total shares issued & outstanding'
Mubashar Iqbal
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@mubashariqbal · 2016 Maker of the Year.
@_jacksmith Thanks for the suggestions, updated the site!. 1 billion dollars, muhahah!
Jack Smith@_jacksmith · Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Adviser
@mubashariqbal I was think more one trillion
Dave Park@daveparkhere · Learning stuff by trying new projects
@mubashariqbal @_jacksmith actually up it even more. as Jack pointed out you have companies like Uber that are valued well above a billion
Mubashar Iqbal
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@mubashariqbal · 2016 Maker of the Year.
@daveparkhere @_jacksmith Good point guys. I was too focused on the early stage startups but the more established ones do have much higher valuations.
Karan Bhangui@karanbhangui
@mubashariqbal Now that the scale goes up to $1T, I would recommend making it logarithmic. Very hard to control lower valuation inputs (e.g. 100M)
Benjamin HoffmanHiring@benhoffman_ · Software Engineer
@mubashariqbal @_jacksmith really hard to do just 1B. maybe create a preset checkbox... 'unicorn' lol
Jeremy Frisch@itsofrischial · Product Manager, Social Tables
@karanbhangui @_jacksmith Great tool! Excited to share this with my co-workers tomorrow. I agree that the input is now difficult to control but since it's so variable, I'd just add a text input as well to edit the value. Thanks again for creating this!
Eric Willis
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@erictwillis · Working on something new
Quickly calculate what your options are worth.
Dean Levitt@arron_dean · Founder, Teacup Analytics
Nice find Eric!
Ryan Hoover@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Well designed, @mubashariqbal. You might want to add taxes to the calculation here as well or at least add a note as it's something people often forget to account for.
Mubashar Iqbal
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@mubashariqbal · 2016 Maker of the Year.
@rrhoover Thanks Ryan! I added a note about the taxes, the specifics get very complicated :)
David Mazza@dmzza · iOS Freelancer @ Peaking
I assume you don't account for any potential dilution. Have you thought about adding that as a parameter to play with?