ARTIVA BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC.
2020 EQUITY INCENTIVE PLAN
ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: June 24, 2020
APPROVED BY THE STOCKHOLDERS: June 25, 2020
AMENDED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: December 18, 2020
APPROVED BY THE STOCKHOLDERS: December 18, 2020
AMENDED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: February 19, 2021
APPROVED BY THE STOCKHOLDERS: February 19, 2021
TERMINATION DATE: June 23, 2030
(a) Eligible Stock Award Recipients. Employees, Directors and Consultants are eligible to receive Stock Awards.
(b) Available Stock Awards. The Plan provides for the grant of the following types of Stock Awards: (i) Incentive Stock Options, (ii) Nonstatutory Stock Options, (iii) Stock Appreciation Rights, (iv) Restricted Stock Awards, (v) Restricted Stock Unit Awards and (vi) Other Stock Awards.
(c) Purpose. The Plan, through the grant of Stock Awards, is intended to help the Company secure and retain the services of eligible award recipients, provide incentives for such persons to exert maximum efforts for the success of the Company and any Affiliate and provide a means by which the eligible recipients may benefit from increases in value of the Common Stock.
(a) Administration by the Board. The Board will administer the Plan. The Board may delegate administration of the Plan to a Committee or Committees, as provided in Section 2(c).
(b) Powers of the Board. The Board will have the power, subject to, and within the limitations of, the express provisions of the Plan:
(i) To determine (A) who will be granted Stock Awards; (B) when and how each Stock Award will be granted; (C) what type of Stock Award will be granted; (D) the provisions of each Stock Award (which need not be identical), including when a person will be permitted to exercise or otherwise receive cash or Common Stock under the Stock Award; (E) the number of shares of Common Stock subject to, or the cash value of, a Stock Award; and (F) the Fair Market Value applicable to a Stock Award.
(ii) To construe and interpret the Plan and Stock Awards granted under it, and to establish, amend and revoke rules and regulations for administration of the Plan and Stock Awards. The Board, in the exercise of these powers, may correct any defect, omission or inconsistency in the Plan or in any Stock Award Agreement, in a manner and to the extent it will deem necessary or expedient to make the Plan or Stock Award fully effective.
(iii) To settle all controversies regarding the Plan and Stock Awards granted under it.