Capbase is a digital governance platform that helps startups with their securities transactions. Founded on a mission to transform how startups are launched and funded, Capbase helps growing businesses to run their company using standardized, vetted legal agreements and put their equity on solid footing. Capbase is a fully remote company.
The features of Capbase's platform include incorporation and company setup tools, employee stock plans, compliance alerts to automatically notify users of regulatory and tax forms filing dates for state and federal officials, and cap table management which allows users to model their cap tables without manually entering data.
They offer users tools to find prospective investors and ask for introductions and allows them to manage their relationships with those investors using their investor CRM. Their fundraising portal allows users to sign term sheets and receive wire transfers from investors. For those investors, the Capbase platform allows users to export financial documents and corporate paperwork for investor and acquisition due diligence with a suite of privacy and access controls.
Companies working with Capbase become eligible for discounts on products and services (Bench, Deel, AWS, Mercury, Vouch, Airbase, Remote, and G-Suite), access to a private slack group, and office hours with the Capbase leadership team.
Several key features of Capbase include:
- Creation of an investment-grade C corp
- Board of director set up
- Stock plan
- Buy founder shares
- Tax optimization
- Issue shares to contractors
- Build a board of directors
- Hire employees
- Build investor research and funnels
- Cap table management
- Contract and government filing management
- Due diligence
- API integration with Gusto, Vouch, Mercury, and Slack
As of December 2019, Capbase lists their pricing structure as $300 for first year new startups, which they list as a special first year price including incorporation paperwork and registrations as a new Delaware C Corporation.
They list the Early Stage Startup subscription at $1000 per year and include board setup and authorizations, employee and founder stock, cap table management, investor CRM and fundraising and the compliance calendar as part of the subscription.
Capbase lists a Late Stage Startup subscription at $5000 per year which includes everything in the two prior subscriptions, as well as advanced administration controls, Series A/B/C and late stage financing, and automated transaction mechanisms to reduce transaction costs.
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