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Optinose Announces Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

YARDLEY, Pa., April 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OptiNose, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTN), a pharmaceutical company focused on patients treated by ear, nose and throat (ENT) and allergy specialists, today announced that the company has granted non-qualified stock option awards to purchase an aggregate of 54,000 shares of its common stock to three new employees as an inducement material for accepting employment with OptiNose. The stock option awards were granted outside of the OptiNose, Inc. 2010 Stock Incentive Plan in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

The stock options were granted to the new employees on their hire date April 17, 2023 with an exercise price of $2.05 which is equal to the closing price of the company’s common stock as reported by Nasdaq on the grant date.

The stock options have a 10-year term and vest over four years, with one-fourth of the shares underlying the stock option vesting on the first anniversary of the grant date and the remainder vesting in thirty-six equal monthly installments thereafter. Vesting of the stock options is subject to continued service with the company through the applicable vesting date.

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