Deployed to help startup employees own their options*
of clients recommend Secfi*
of U.S. unicorn employees work with Secfi*
You'll get the cash needed to pay your stock option exercise costs, including taxes. We can offer financing in as few as three days, and you retain full ownership of your shares.
Non-recourse financing means you owe the amount financed plus a fee when your company goes public or gets acquired. Your personal assets are never on the line.
Secfi Securities, LLC is a registered broker-dealer employing a team of FINRA licensed equity professionals to help you make an informed decision. You can learn more about Secfi Securities on FINRA's BrokerCheck.
Unlike loans, which require you to begin repayment immediately, you don’t pay anything until your the company goes public or gets acquired. If your company doesn't exit, you don't pay us back. Really.
The table compares non-recourse financing to personal loans or selling on the secondary market.
Own your options
This is a huge responsibility because if I do it right, it impacts my children and their children. Financing with Secfi is a no-brainer because you can’t lose.
Here's how we're able to take on financing risk
We finance employees from a wide range of startups across different sectors, including 80% of all U.S. unicorns.
Secfi covers all of your stock option exercise costs, and you pay the money back when your company exits.
We work with employees of private companies with a strong growth trajectory. We’ll only finance your exercise costs when it makes sense for you, your company, and Secfi by assessing the likelihood of your company’s exit and your personal equity situation.