A list of startups that have employee-friendly terms for exercising your options past 90 days.
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Startups with Extended Exercise Windows

A list of startups that have employee-friendly terms for exercising your options past the (current) norm of 90 days.

For more information, read this post.

Companies

Name Exercise Window Additional details
Affirm 7 years
Alien Labs 10 years After 2 years of employment
Alloy 10 years
Amplitude 10 years
Asana 10 years
Bonsai 10 years
Braid 5 years
Buffer 10 years
BuildZoom 10 years
Checkr 10 years After 2 years of employment
Cinder 10 years
Circle Medical 5 years
Clearbit 10 years
Clef 7 years
Clippings 10 years
CodeCombat 10 years
Coinbase 7 years After 2 years of employment
Cymmetria 3 years
Eve 7 years
Expensify 2 years After 3 years of employment
Experiment 7 years
Flexport 10 years
Ginkgo Bioworks 5 years
GiveCampus 10 years
GoCardless 10 years
Gusto 10 years
Heap 10 years
Her 3 years
Hykso 3 years
Instacart 7 years
Ironclad 3 years
Kayako 10 years
Kickback 7 years
Kickstarter 10 years
Ladder 7 years After 2 years of employment
Lattice 3 years
Lawn Love 7 years
Mashgin 10 years
Meadow 10 years
Mixpanel 5 years After 2 years of employment
Neighborly 10 years
Open Listings 3 years
Opendoor 3 years After 3 years of employment
Outschool 10 years
Pachyderm 3 years
Patreon 7 years After 2 years of employment
Persista 1 year
Pinterest 7 years After 2 years of employment
Puppet 1 year After 2 years of employment
Quora 10 years
Razorpay 7 years
ReadMe.io 7 years
Scale 5 years After 2 years of employment
Science Exchange 7 years
Seed 5 years
Segment 10 years
SigOpt 7 years
Snapdocs 10 years
Strava 5 years After 2 years of employment
Streak 10 years
Supply 10 years
Teachers Pay Teachers Practically forever Makes taxes slightly more complicated, but we offer a tax prep reimbursement benefit
Tettra 5 years
Thread 10 years
Tilt 10 years After 2 years of employment
Trim 7 years
Triplebyte 10 years
TrueAccord 7 years After 2 years of employment
Upstart 10 years
Wave 10 years
Wefunder 3 years
Zenysis 10 years

VCs

It's worth noting that Andreessen Horowitz has come out in strong favor of the 90 day window. If you feel strongly about extended exercise windows, it might be worth considering whether a16z portfolio companies are a good fit for you.