Improvements to our login screen

What’s coming: We've made a few changes to our login screen to help users get access to their Carta account. We want to make sure your first interaction with Carta is clear, simple, and secure.

Who this affects: 

What’s new:

  • Added a new link to help troubleshoot log in issues and contact support.
  • Updated the show password toggle to an icon to simplify the page layout. This is consistent with our designs also on our registration page.


New log in page

Previous log in page


CCL Compliance Certificates

CCL borrowers and Fund Admin can now submit compliance certificates in-app.

On a quarterly and annual basis, CCL borrowers must certify that they are in compliance with all required covenants in their Loan & Security Agreement by submitting a compliance certificate.

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A Fund Admin (Operator) can complete the certificate and submit to the Borrower (Signer) for signature. A Borrower can either sign these submitted forms or fill one out, sign, and submit directly. Both an Operator and a Signer can retract unsigned compliance certificates (e.g. certificate was filled out in error or is no longer applicable).

SBA Paycheck Protection Program - Applicant ownership detail report (Beta)

In this difficult time for many private companies, our team has been monitoring the public policy closely and thinking through ways in which Carta can help our customers.

Today we launched the SBA Paycheck Protection Program - Applicant ownership detail report in Beta. The report allows company admins to download all the information they need to populate the Applicant Ownership section in the SBA Borrower application form. You can download the report under the capitalization section of your reports page.

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We hope this helps you easily get the data you need from Carta to apply for the Paycheck Protection loans and create more owners!

Technical improvements to navigation

The Design Technology team at Carta is updating the top level navigation of our app, to benefit from the latest Ink Design System improvements.

With this architectural change, user experience will be more consistent, future design improvements will be easier, and we will be able to better support our future product roadmap.

There will be minor changes to visuals and interaction. On the visual side, the text is now bolder and more legible. On the interaction side, menu items will now open on click, instead of on hover.

Note: there is no change to menu items or to the way you get to different corners of the app. This update is unrelated to the navigational structure of our site.

For feedback, please reach out to design-technology@carta.com.

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New valuation methodology for ASC820 customers

We’ve released a new valuation methodology to help Investors determine the fair value of their holdings. Investors can now apply an equity adjustment to the post-money valuation. Equity adjustments are generally applied to backsolve or post-money valuations when the last preferred financing round was greater than 6 months ago and there is reason to believe that the market has changed since the last financing was raised, or when the portfolio company does not have sufficient revenue to support a meaningful indication of value.

To use the post-money equity adjustment methodology to value a portfolio company, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the portfolio company’s valuation page.
  2. Create a new valuation.
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  3. Add your public comparable companies. These will be used to estimate the equity adjustment.
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  4. Navigate to the Value company page and select the post-money valuation methodology. Indicate the weighting you would like applied and save!
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  5. Once saved, you will see a new page where you can record the post-money valuation, apply the equity adjustment, and include an explanation as to why you are applying the equity adjustment.
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