Recent job cuts at several startups have put a question mark over the desirability of startup jobs.

Source: Think twice before taking up a startup job, say students | education$higher-studies | Hindustan Times

To read more about how to value stock options, phantom stock, stock appreciation rights and other forms of employee ownership offered by start-ups and other growth companies, read “The Entrepreneur’s Guide To Equity Compensation”, written by staff members of the Beyster Institute at the University of California San Diego.  Of the authors of the last edition of the book, Martin Staubus is now the director of the Institute.  David Binns is now President and CEO of Mcfadden.   Act Now