The process of raising money is a great undertaking for founders. As the initial excitement wears off, founders may realize that the complexity of issuing and managing equity is quickly overwhelming.
This is where equity management software can mitigate all that complexity. But with so many choices on the market today, picking the right one for your startup can be tricky.
In this article, we’ll compare two top-rated equity management platforms—LTSE Equity and Carta—to help you pick the right platform for your startup.
Features concierge and self-service onboarding—users can start building cap tables within minutes.
Onboarding may take up to 90 days to complete.
LTSE Equity offers annual cap table health checks across all plans—so you’ll have complete trust in your cap table.
Carta's cap table health check is only available to select clients.
LTSE Equity models all popular convertible security types and priced round deal terms.
LTSE Equity’s math is maintained in partnership with Y Combinator, as well as leading startup law firms, accelerators, and venture firms.
Carta's modeling tool does not support pro-rata and YC's participation rights.
LTSE Equity lets users work with dedicated analysts from an extensive network of 409A experts.
Founders can get industry-specific, defensible 409A valuations in 3 easy steps.
Carta users are subject to opaque pricing, hidden fees, and surprise price hikes.
LTSE Equity’s Boost plan features expert consulting on funding, legal, and governance strategies.
Click here to meet LTSE Equity’s consultants.
Carta frequently hosts educational webinars.
As co-founders of the Open Cap Table Coalition, LTSE Equity makes it easier than ever for you to share your cap table with your team, admins, investors, and other service providers.
Carta cap tables are not easily exportable.
LTSE Equity is created by founders, for founders. Our full suite of equity management features reflects our real-life experience and insights, empowering your startup to prosper and endure.
Our pricing is strictly founder-friendly and scales as you grow. Our plans are also completely transparent, with no hidden costs or surprise price hikes.COMPARE OUR FOUNDER-FRIENDLY PLANS
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Simply send us your current spreadsheet or cap table, and we’ll get your details onboarded within a week.GET YOUR PRE-ONBOARDED LTSE EQUITY CAP TABLE
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