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Carta (company)

Carta (company)

Carta (formerly eShares) is a San Francisco based cap table management platform that offers 409A valuations, products for investors and public companies.

Introduction

Carta (formerly eShares) is an equity management platform and an SEC registered transfer agent for private and public companies, investors, and employees.



Carta manages over $575 billion in assets and works with over 700,000 security holders at more than 13,000 companies including Away, Coinbase, Flexport, Kickstarter, Intercom, and Robinhood. Carta helps companies and investors manage their cap tables, valuations, portfolio investments, and equity plans. Founded in 2012, Carta has raised $450 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital, Menlo Ventures, and Tribe Capital.



Timeline

May 6, 2019

$300M Series E

Carta raised $300 million at a post-money valuation of $1.7 billion. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments, Tribe Capital, Menlo Ventures, Meritech, Tiger Global Management and Thrive Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Marc Andreessen will join Carta’s board.

December 27, 2018

$80m Series D

Carta announced an $80 million Series D at a valuation of $800 million on December 27, 2018. The company raised the capital from lead investors Meritech and Tribe Capital.

Funding rounds

5 Results

People

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Role
LinkedIn

Ahmad Takatkah

Employee



Akram Azaiez

Employee



Alessandro Chesser

Employee



Alex Farman-Farmaian

Employee



Alex Kagawa

Employee



Alexander Silachev

Employee



Alexandra Cooke

Employee



Ali Kongats

Employee



Ali Tayarani

Employee



Alison Walas

Employee



Amanda Parsons

Employee



Amethyst Hills

Employee



Ana Carina Tougas

Employee



Andrea Zurek

Investor



Andrew Parker

Board member



Andrew Young

Employee



Andy Palmer

Investor



Ankur Pansari

Investor



Annie Larson

Employee



Arjun Sethi

Board member



Arkady Zalkowitsch

Employee



Arul Velan

Investor



Ashley Davis

Employee



Ashley Wines

Employee



Ben Gloger

Employee



Further reading

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Carta for Public Companies

Henry Ward

Blog post



Work at Carta, Get Liquidity

Henry Ward

Blog post



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