My Company Sold for $100 Million And I Got Zilch. How Can That Be?

Heidi Roizen answers your questions

A photo of two businesspeople’s silhouettes as they shake hands.

Dear Heidi:

I’m so raging mad right now my fingers can barely work the keyboard. Four years ago, I landed a VP of engineering job at a red-hot startup, for which I was granted options for 2% of the company. I’ve been toiling away all these years through the ups and…