Whether you’re getting your first option grant or managing a fund, our blog is the best place to learn about ownership, equity, and the Carta product.
We interviewed Kate Brodock, CEO and cofounder of Women 2.0 and founding partner of W, a women-focused fund.
Carta Launch is a free cap table management plan for early-stage companies, available exclusively through our law firm partners.
With increased access to capital, companies find staying private longer increasingly attractive. We decided to take a look behind these headlines and dig into the data.
Much has been said about the gender pay gap, but most publicly available research focuses on only one part of compensation: salary. But in startups, wealth is created through equity ownership on the cap table.
VC funds have an important responsibility to comply with AML laws, and KYC/AML regulations ensure that only legitimate, non-criminal investors contribute to your fund.
A tender offer is a structured, company-sponsored liquidity event. Tender offers can be company share-buybacks or third-party investor purchases.
Carta makes it easier to keep your cap table up to date and stay compliant throughout your company’s lifecycle.
With Carta, VCs can see real-time IRR instead of waiting for quarterly updates, work with our experienced team, and run capital calls and share documents with LPs.
Two years ago, Harry Stebbings invited our founder and CEO, Henry Ward, on The Twenty Minute VC podcast. We’ve grown a lot since then, and Henry recently joined Harry again to chat about a range of topics.
We want to help other companies address their historical equity imbalances. Here’s how we reviewed our own equity guidelines, and how we approached extending fix-it grants to employees.
At Carta, we spend a lot of time figuring out how to better educate employees about startup equity. We realized that the job offer letter itself was a good place to do this, so in 2016, we decided to reinvent the offer letter. Check ours out and download it to use as a template.
Execute is a podcast documentary about the history of Carta and a blueprint for anyone who wants to build a startup. It covers the ups and downs of fundraising, the cultural challenges that result from scaling headcount, and the overall transition from a small, focused team into a legit, revenue-producing company.
During MapAnything’s acquisition in 2019, Carta proved to be a valuable tool that sped along the due diligence process.
Focus on your differentiator Leverage your network Partner (don’t compete) with bigger firms Be bold Find efficiencies wherever you can
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