Astrella vs. Carta.
Who is Better Astrella or Carta?
Why Choose Astrella?
When it comes to regulatory-compliant technology, immutable audit trails, and white-glove support from the best and brightest in the industry, Astrella is second to none.
So, when it comes to your business, who is better: Astrella or Carta?
Cap Table Management
Waterfall Distributions/Next Round
Support LLCs + LPs
ONE TIME FEE
Unlimited support for ALL clients, regardless of pricing model. Access to CEPs and experienced private company professionals.
Full-service regardless of pricing model. This includes data conversion and upload. No need to reissue stock option or SAFE documents.
Full, in-person training provided according to your schedule.
Transparent pricing provided on website. Can be monthly or annual subscription programs with well-communicated pricing schedule so there are no unexpected surprises as you grow.
YES. Support for data uploads and additional admin tasks.
YES. Secure, private, immutable ledger on all transactions.
Extensive calculations validated by an external, U.S. accounting firm supporting both VC and PE ownership models.
Fully supported in same system.
Extensive reporting to support both ASC 718 and IFRS (50+ reports). Verified by public accounting firms; same reports are used by public company clients.
Astrella partners with external valuation providers to avoid possible conflict of interest. This is seamless for customer as the process is managed via the implementation manager.
ONE TIME FEE
High turnover of staff with little training. Low G2 satisfaction scores.
Self-service onboarding. Client must format documentation to Carta’s layout. Required to reissue stock option and SAFE documents.
Online webinars or videos are provided. Expectation is that your legal advisor will train you.
Not transparent with pricing or price increases. Clients have noted that fees can double or triple after a low, first-year price. Subscriptions are only available on an annual basis.
Basic calculations. Not verified by external party.
Limited LLC functionality and unable to support LPs.
Limited reporting (4 reports) and not verified by public company auditors.
Carta provides the 409A valuation using Carta employees. Conflict of interests can easily occur. For larger companies, concern from auditors about the quality of the reports.
Robust Platform, Robust Pricing Plan
30-Day Free Trial
Great way to try Astrella
per month /
Perfect for Startups and
Small Businesses including LLCs
No Minimum Subscription
per month /
Ideal for growing companies
Minimum Subscription applies depending on Stage
* Complex cap tables or more frequent valuations may result in additional fees.