Also known as cap table software, equity management software centralizes all equity-related activities. From as early as Demo Day and ultimately to IPO, founders use this software to build and maintain cap tables, issue and manage equity, model potential scenarios, and so on.
One such platform is Shareworks, a software used by public and private companies to manage their employee stock options and cap tables. Its dashboard readily displays critical information that can be quickly read at a glance.
LTSE Equity is created for founders, by founders—including The Lean Startup’s Eric Ries. As such, its full suite of equity management solutions and guidance are founded on real-life experience and insights.
As you browse through the many choices available today, keep these questions in mind to help you zero in on your ideal software.
Having multiple features means nothing if its ease of use doesn’t measure up. The right software should be easy to learn and understand, featuring complex functions that empower rather than bog you down.
Startups never stay static, so look for a full-stack solution that will scale with your company as it grows from early-stage seed funding to Series A and beyond.
Equity management is complex, so save yourself from potential pitfalls and headaches with software that offers professional support.
Appraisals such as 409A valuations can only be completed by independent third-party professionals. To minimize risk, cost, and confusion, pick software that is already partnered with independent providers.
Good equity management software is built with compliance in mind—notifying you of any updates and assisting in filling out your cap table. This should include Rule 701 analysis and Form 3921 readiness.
TL;DR? LTSE Equity might just be the platform you’re looking for if you need:
1. Instant Onboarding
LTSE Equity’s users can start building cap tables within minutes.
2. Consistent Cap Table Health Check
Place your trust in LTSE Equity’s annual cap table health check with advanced features to support startups at all levels.
3. Better Exportability
LTSE Equity makes it easier than ever to share your cap table with your stakeholders, team, and service providers.
Features concierge and self-service onboarding—users can start building cap tables within minutes.
There is no readily available information about how long onboarding can take.
LTSE Equity offers annual cap table health checks across all plans—so you’ll have complete trust in your cap table.
Shareworks does not offer cap table health checks.
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.
Sharework's tool provides the ability to conduct waterfall analysis scenario modeling.
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.
Sharework's 409A valuations are done in-house.
LTSE Equity’s Boost plan features expert consulting on funding, legal, and governance strategies.
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Shareworks has a sales team that is ready to provide product advice.
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.
Shareworks 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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