What is Carta?Carta is a cloud-based equity management solution that helps investors, law firms, and public and private companies manage valuations, equity plans, cap tables, and investments. The solution enables users to track employee and non-employee equity on a unified platform, enabling them to handle employee stock purchase plans and administration efficiently.
Primary features of Carta include shareholder management, form 3921 generation, audit-based expense accounting, real-time metrics, a visual dashboard, venture fund administration, board meeting management, rule 701 management, ASC 820 valuations, custody, safekeeping, and more. The platform allows investors and employees to accept exercise options, electronic securities, and monitor vesting schedules. Plus, the solution lets users administer liquidity programs, leveraging a centralized dashboard, progress tracker, and transaction manager.
Carta comes with an integrated compliance module, enabling users to be compliant while issuing equity to get 409A valuations. Carta offers an API and integrates with third-party finance and HR applications such as Quickbooks, Xero, and Betterment.