Carta for healthcare and life sciences

Streamline how you manage equity

From private to public, Carta makes it simple for healthcare and life sciences companies to manage equity, stay IRS compliant with audit-ready 409A valuations, and generate the reports you need, all in one place.

Healthcare Life Sciences

Equity management for private and public companies

Beyond cap table management and 409A valuations

Carta understands that healthcare and life sciences companies have unique regulatory and compliance needs. That’s why we’ve built an in-house team with unique industry expertise, and the tools you need to succeed, so that companies can focus on what they do best: advancing human health.

Carta helps over 30,000 companies manage equity

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Features and services by plan

Learn more about Carta’s standard plans, as well as additional features and services available to fit your company’s needs here, on the comprehensive plans page.


Basic equity management for early-stage startups

  • 409A valuations
  • Cap table management
  • Electronic securities
  • Board consents

Starter + more compliance & planning features for growing companies

  • Everything in starter
  • Form 3921
  • Scenario modeling
  • Investor updates
  • Board meeting management

Growth + integrations to streamline equity compensation at scale

  • Everything in growth
  • ASC 718 expensing
  • Rule 701 management​
  • Payroll tax integrations – Beta
  • Report builder​

Scale + features & services to support your IPO and beyond

  • Everything in scale
  • 10b5-1 plan support
  • ESPPs
  • Form 144 support

Equity management for public companies

We’re changing how equity is managed

Carta began serving public companies in 2017 and serves both fast-growing companies going through the IPO process and public companies transitioning from their current equity management solution to Carta. Managing equity can be time consuming, complicated, and expensive. At Carta, we simplify the process.

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Customer spotlight

Customer spotlight

Case study: Immunomedics

See how Immunomedics manages their equity through key milestones on Carta.

Stay Compliant



Automated checks
Carta has built-in checks to ensure compliance when issuing equity. Our checks include Rule 701, Rule 144, and the ISO $100K limit.

Get audit-defensible 409As
With your cap table already on Carta, you can save time and money getting a 409A valuations, whether you need them annually or quarterly. We are the leader in 409A valuations and are regularly audited by the “Big 4” accounting firms.

Get the reports you need

Equity Reporting

Equity Reporting

Auditor-ready expense accounting
With your cap table on Carta, you can pull ASC 718 reports any time. The reports are auditor-ready and include all formulas.

Prep for your next round
Carta gives you a better understanding of how fundraising will impact dilution and payouts. Create round-modeling worksheets, pro-forma cap tables, and detailed waterfall payouts right in our platform.

Intuitive participant experience

Employee stock purchase plans

Employee stock purchase plans

Intuitive participant experience
When you run your Employee Stock Purchase Plans (ESPPs) on Carta, it only takes a few minutes for shareholders to log in, enroll in equity plans, and transact.

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On-demand webinar

On-demand webinar

The road to IPO

Hear from industry experts from Carta, TriNet, Moss Adams, and FLG Partners as they discuss best practices for companies considering an IPO.

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