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Carta Pricing: What 5 Customers Pay

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
August 15, 2022
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Carta doesn’t have a transparent pricing plan as many other SaaS do.

If you’re looking to get a better price on your Carta subscription or you’re simply intrigued by the tool’s pricing, go on reading this article.

Carta’s Prices From 5 Customers

Carta’s pricing is based on stakeholder count, cap table complexity, and the plan you select, so prices can vary a lot.

Here are a few quotes shared by Carta’s customers in Capiche:

  • $2,500/year for up to 25 security holders.
  • $1,000/year. Plus a $500 onboarding fee that we managed not to get charged.
  • $2,500/year.
  • $1,500/year. Initial quote: $2,500/year.
  • $100/month after negotiations.

As you can see, Carta’s price is around $2,500/year.

However, they have a free plan. This is only for companies with up to 25 stakeholders and up to $1M raised. When you graduate from this plan, you’re offered a 20% off in the first year of a paid plan.

Something you must take into account is that Carta has a history of changing prices. Here’s what some of Carta’s customers say about this in G2:

  • Carta raised pricing on us by almost 10x without warning or explanation.
  • Massive pricing increasing and changes versus agreed pricing.
  • Terrible experience with sales and the pricing going from $99 to $3,000.
  • Pricing is very opaque.

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How to Get a Better Price on Carta

  1. Negotiation: Many founders have claimed that it’s possible to get a lower price than Carta’s initial quotation by simply requesting it.
  2. Builtfirst: They offer a 10% first-year discount and waived implementation fees. You can claim it for free here.
  3. Stripe Corporate Card: They offer 20% off and waived implementation fees. As for now, Stripe’s card is only for US businesses, by invitation.

Carta’s Pricing Plans

Carta has 5 pricing plans, each of which suits the different stages of a startup. You can find their differences here.

The “Launch” plan is free and doesn’t require a sales call. To order any of the other 4 plans, you have to request a Demo.

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