Carta Launch

The leading cap table platform—free

Get tools and resources to manage your cap table, issue equity, and fundraise day one.

Form the foundation of your company with the most robust cap table platform in the industry, and start issuing equity right away. No payment info required.
  • Manage company ownership
    Cap table software, stakeholder logins
  • Easily issue shares
    Electronic securities, stock transfers
  • Understand your equity plan
    On-demand educational resources
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Access a full suite of tools designed to help your startup grow. Create customizable SAFEs, forecast different funding scenarios, and raise your first round.
  • Model fundraising scenarios
    Scenario modeling, funding benchmarks
  • Easy-to-generate SAFEs
    Carta, YC, or custom templates
  • Receive funds seamlessly
    SEC registered, ACH and wire transfers
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Build your startup, raise your first round, and make those key early hires with confidence through the help of an experienced team and educational resources.
  • Access salary and equity information
    Equity split tool, Carta Insights
  • Understand and maintain compliance
    83 (b) for founders, CTA filing
  • Unlimited dedicated support
    Chat, phone, and video support
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25 K
New founders supported
$ 24 B
Secured in funding
850 +
SAFEs issued in 2023

Understanding cap tables

Get a snapshot of what cap tables are, and why they're so important. 

Getting excited? Sign up and take the next step in your founder’s journey today.

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Prepare to Launch

Onboard, create a cap table, and get your company off the ground—fast.

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Get started quickly
Signing up for Carta Launch is easy. Get started with just an email address and your certificate of incorporation.
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Build your cap table
Once you’re on the platform, upload key documents to create your first cap table and start issuing equity immediately.
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Blast off
With your company on Launch, the sky's the limit. Start fundraising, issue SAFEs, and enter the next phase of your business.


You have questions, we have resources and answers.
Wait, is Carta Launch really free?

Yes, it sure is. You can sign up in just a few clicks, and no credit card is needed or required for as long as you’re on the Launch platform.

Can I sign up without any funds raised?

Absolutely. Establishing your cap table before fundraising will set you up for success in the long run. When you’re ready, you can access powerful fundraising tools and insights to help you raise your first round. Learn more here .

What companies are eligible?

Carta Launch is for startups with under 25 stakeholders and less than $1 million raised. You can sign up yourself, or if you’re partnering with a law firm, they can help you through the process.

What can I do with Carta Launch?

You'll be able to build your company's foundation, establish your cap table, access educational resources tailored to early-stage founders, and start fundraising—all for free.

What happens when I outgrow Carta Launch?

Your company can grow without the need to change to a new platform. If your company has more than 25 stakeholders, has raised more than $1M, or needs a 409A valuation, you can easily upgrade in-product to one of our plans priced for early-stage companies.