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We chatted with Xenon Partners about the current startup landscape, what forces companies to shut down, and how they help struggling companies.
We’re moving from email support tickets to submitting support requests in-app. Learn how to reach Carta support and get help.
If you’re thinking of converting from an LLC to a c-corp, learn more about the differences, what to think about before converting, and what the process looks like.
Fundraising is notoriously difficult, particularly for first-time founders. We break down the basics around how to raise a round.
ASC 820 offers guidance on how to value illiquid assets and stands for Accounting Standards Codification 820. Learn more.
In this post, we fully detail the Carta 409A valuation process from initial request to an audit-defensible final report.
Carta’s data provides insight into private equity and venture capital. In our Q2 2020 private markets report, we examine COVID’s impact on private markets.
Carta makes it easy for employees to understand equity compensation. Get resources that explain equity for your equity education program.
Equity management is the process of creating and managing owners in your company. Learn more about what it involves and how Carta can help.
We looked at our data to see how non-debt convertible securities like SAFEs and KISSs have performed in the market. Here are our findings.
We talked to founders and VCs who have experience pitching—and taking pitches—from afar to get their expert tips on nailing remote pitches.
In Q2 2020, our R&D team focused on improving the equity admin and legal user experience, as well as enhancing our reporting capabilities. These changes will allow you to focus more on what you do best—scaling your business.
Here’s what to anticipate when it comes to online fundraising so you can adapt quickly and keep your business growing.
All companies are subject to financial audits. Learn what the process looks like, what auditors look for, and how to best prepare.
At Carta, we’re always searching for ways to improve our products and services. We work
If you’re fundraising, check out our free SAFE and convertible note calculator to understand the potential future impact before they convert in a priced round.
At Carta, we first built a cap table management product to streamline equity management and
Advisors can offer valuable advice when your company is in a formative place. Most startups
What are profits interests? Limited Liability Companies (“LLCs”) can issue capital interest units and profits
Many VC and PE funds established in the Cayman Islands are subject to new regulations and operational requirements, and must take action by August 2020. Here’s what you need to know.
When most of the United States went under lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19,
As fintech and banking infrastructure has evolved, more and more tech companies are entering the
If your company hasn’t gone public yet, selling your private company stock can be tricky. It’s not impossible, though—learn more about your options.
We spoke with Arjun Sethi of Tribe Capital to learn how he approached fundraising from new LPs, as well as building their fundraising deck. Download the free fundraising deck template.
I recently joined Cameron Stanfil from Pitchbook, Justin Field from NVCA, and Katherine Andersen from
We’re looking for a talented engineer to join our team in the investor services business
A guide (and calculator) to help founders and CFOs know what to consider when switching from options to RSUs.
Andy Johns talks about building a venture firm with principles, growth hacking vs. product market fit, and what it’s like to turn from an operator into an investor.
Sean Byrnes shares strategies that helped his businesses survive and thrive amidst two major financial crises.
Carta has created a free calibration tool to estimate the changes in your portfolio companies’ values quickly and in bulk. Learn more and try it out.
As gig workers take on more and more of our economy’s essential services, from grocery and food delivery to transportation, it’s vital that we make it possible to extend equity to contractors.
Harlem Capital is aiming to invest in 1,000 diverse founders in 20 years. We sat down with cofounders Jarrid and Henri to hear their story and what they’ve learned so far.
We’ve made it easier for your LPs to quickly and securely access documents and fund-level performance data.
While every company operates differently, here are some things to think about when managing cash in a downturn.
If you’re leaving your company, you probably have a lot on your mind. But between finishing up projects, exchanging contact info with coworkers, and figuring out health insurance coverage, don’t forget to think about your equity. Here’s what you need to know.
With over 15,000 valuations completed, late-stage companies on Carta can be confident that our dedicated, in-house team of analysts will provide exceptional service and audit support when delivering a 409A valuation.
Three common fundraising options for early-stage companies are convertible notes, SAFEs, and priced rounds. Learn more about how each work.
Down rounds aren’t great, but they don’t mean doom and gloom either. Here’s how founders should approach them.
We’re excited to announce some important changes to our Law Firm Partner Program.
Recent data indicates that employee option pools may in fact be increasingâ€“â€“albeit slowly.
We’ve partnered with Pitchbook and NVCA to provide investors and companies with the data they need to understand the shifting global venture capital market.
We are working with Coastal Community Bank to build, test, and optimize a simplified application for startups on the Carta platform.
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