When title to an asset is transferred to another person. On ScaleUp, “Vesting” refers to the process by which rights to exercise an Option (e.g. ESOP) are released to the Option holder (e.g. the employee) in stages. The Options may be exercised at certain points over the agreed time frame or upon the occurrence of certain milestones. Investors, particularly VCs, see vesting as a way of ensuring that Founders have “skin in the game”.