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Private Markets Report: Venture Capital Raised by Startups Plunged 80% from Q1 ’22 to Q1 ’23

The transformation of the venture capital industry over the past year has been “stark,” according to a recent update shared by Carta. Carta writes in a blog post that the total venture capital “raised by startups plunged 80% from Q1 2022 to Q1 2023.” Venture… Read More

Global Hiring, Recruitment Tools: International Salary, Equity Compensation Data Provided via Carta Total Compensation

Carta released the “first-ever” database of international salary and equity compensation data—tailored for venture-backed startups. The new data set “includes geo-adjusted compensation rates for 32 roles in over 40 countries and will be available immediately to all Carta Total Compensation customers, making it possible for… Read More

Here is the List of Proposed Legislation to Improve Access to Capital, Including Accredited Investor Fix, More

Expanding Access to Capital Act of 2023 is JOBS Act Improvement Legislation Last week during a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Capital Formation, a discussion focused on improving access to capital for early-stage firms as well as boosting retail investment options. Entitled A Roadmap… Read More

Carta Shares Update on State of Private Markets for Q1 2023

Every quarter, Carta releases information on the startup ecosystem in their comprehensive State of Private Markets report. It can take a few weeks for rounds to be recorded on their platform, so they share a full analysis after they get the final numbers, Carta notes… Read More

Startups in 2023 are Facing Compensation Markets Unlike Any in Recent Memory, Carta Report Reveals

Startups in 2023 are facing compensation markets “unlike any in recent memory,” according to an update from Carta. Layoffs have “afflicted large, public tech companies as well as companies across the VC ecosystem.” In the private markets, declining valuations and increasing intervals between funding rounds… Read More

US Venture Capital Market Deal Count for Private Firms Declines 29% YoY: Report

The global economy took a downward turn in 2022, “leaving behind 2021’s environment of easy money and soaring valuations,” according to an update from Carta. The U.S. venture capital market “followed suit.” Venture deal count for private companies on Carta in 2022 “declined 29% year… Read More

Bridge Rounds on the Rise as VC Market Slows, Carta Report Reveals

As this year’s slowdown in venture capital continued through Q3, VCs increasingly used bridge rounds “to keep their portfolio companies afloat—or to position them for a stronger rebound when dealmaking picks up,” according to an update from Carta. Bridge rounds are “unpriced financing rounds that… Read More

Deal Activity, Deal Value on Carta Platform Declined Every Quarter of 2022

Both deal activity and deal value on the Carta platform have “declined in every quarter of 2022, falling back to pre-pandemic levels.” That’s a sharp reversal from last year, “when startup investment was propelled to new heights.” This year, deal volume in Q3 “was down… Read More

Spain’s Easy EP Teams Up with Carta Worldwide to Support Southern European Fintech Sector

Easy Payment & Finance, which claims to be a leading financial payment and technology enabler in Spain, announced it has chosen digital payments platform, Carta Worldwide, a subsidiary of Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO), to support its new card offering. Easy EP is reportedly among Spain’s major… Read More

London’s Capdesk Joins Carta to Offer Global Equity Management Solution

Capdesk – Europe’s equity management solution – is announcing it has been “acquired by Silicon Valley unicorn and equity giant Carta.” Founded in 2015, London-based Capdesk claims it is “trusted by over 3500 of Europe’s fastest-growing companies – including Gousto, VOI, Checkout.com, Plum Guide and… Read More

Carta Now Manages $2.5T in Equity Value for 2M Shareholders, Announces “Evolution” of Platform

The team at Carta notes that they’re making a visual change which is indicative of “the external manifestation” of the next evolution of their platform. The first problem they had set out to solve at Carta was “the electronic issuing and signing of private stock… Read More

Market for Secondary Liquidity Is Still “Heating Up,” Carta Liquidity Report for Q1 2022 Reveals

According to Carta data, the market for secondary liquidity “is still heating up.” Carta recently shared what they know: Q1 2022 saw a 57% increase over Q1 2021 in the number of secondary deals Dollars transacted rose $357M (+95%) over the Q1 2021 total Most… Read More

Republic to Work with Carta

Carta, a digital platform that helps companies manage their cap tables, create valuation estimates, issue digital securities, and more, has partnered with Republic. Republic is one of the largest securities crowdfunding platforms in the US that continues to launch a growing number of verticals in… Read More

Carta Worldwide, a Payment Tech Enabler, Partners with Acquired, a Digital Payments Firm

Carta Worldwide, a virtual payments technology, and card issuer processing enabler, recently entered a partnership with digital payments specialist Acquired in order to mutually support their networks with “value-added” payment processing and acquiring services. Acquired’s data-driven payment solutions have been custom built so they can… Read More

State of Private Markets Report from Carta: Astonishing New High in Rounds, Funds Raised in Past Year

In order to assist investors, company founders, and workers with making informed decisions and benchmark past performance, Carta has shared key insights from their private market data. Carta points out in an extensive report that this past year saw an “astonishing new high in rounds… Read More

Carta Completed 129 Secondary Liquidity Transactions for Private Firms Last Year – Over 4x the Total in 2020: Report

US venture capitalists had a “tremendous” year in 2021, as they were able to shatter all previous annual fundraising records, according to an update from Carta, a San Francisco based firm helping private and public companies, investors, and employees manage equity and ownership. As noted… Read More

Canadian Fintech Mogo Partners With LendingClub Bank For Carta Expansion

Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO) (TSX:MOGO) a Canada-based digital payments and financial technology company, announced on Thursday its wholly-owned payments platform, Carta Worldwide, is extending its U.S. market deployment with an expanded debit card issuance service offering for challenger banks. Carta has reportedly partnered with LendingClub Bank, National… Read More

Outdated Process for Setting up Venture Capital Funds has been Entry Barrier for “New Voices” in the Business, Carta Explains

San Francisco-based Carta, a firm that helps private and public companies, investors, and employees manage equity and ownership, notes that VC investors have underwritten “massive transformations in technology, society and culture.” However, there have been certain changes to the actual investment process, Carta explains. Although… Read More

Startups Raised Record Dollar Amounts in Q4 2020 with Most Growth in Rounds Valued at $25 Million+, Carta Report Reveals

San Francisco-based Carta, a firm that helps private and public companies, investors, and employees manage equity and ownership, has published its private markets report for Q4 2020. Carta’s report, which was posted on February 17, 2021, notes that venture capital managed to close out 2020… Read More

Mogo’s Subsidiary Carta Expands Into the U.S.

      Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO) (TSX:MOGO) a Canada-based digital payments and financial technology company, announced on Thursday its wholly owned subsidiary, Carta Worldwide, a modern card issuing platform, is expanding into the U.S. As previously reported, Carta is described as a modern open-API issuer platform… Read More

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