How startups avoid expensive legal fees

Automate and streamline running a startup. Quick and easy incorporation, shares issuance and day-to-day business management - all in one place. See how it’s done.

Incorporate

We’ll guide you through the process.

  • Quick and easy company setup
  • Investment-grade Delaware C Corp
  • Ready in 3 business days.
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Set up your board

We’ll help you set up your board of directors and stock plan.
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Purchase shares

Buy your founders' shares and file your 83(b) election.
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Register in your state

We’ll help you complete the foreign agent qualification to make your business legal in your state.
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Set up a company bank account

Thanks to our integration with Mercury, company bank account creation is quick and painless.

Build your board of advisors

Issue advisory agreements and equity to your advisors - you'll need their help as you're getting the company off the ground.

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  • Grow your company on Capbase

    As you continue to grow and build your business, Capbase is there to support you every step of the way. With Capbase you can issue contractor agreements including cash and equity compensation.

    Manage your cap table

    When you execute a contract for equity, whether it is a stock option agreement or a convertible note, your cap table is updated in real time.

    
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    Hire and onboard full-time employees

    • Send offer letters to candidates
    • Issue shares or stock options
    • API integrations to help you set up payroll and benefits for your staff

    Find investors and raise funds

    • Easy to use Chrome extension
    • Run a tight fundraising process using our research and tracking tools

    Scale your business with Capbase

    Capbase is with you every step of the way, as your business grows in complexity and scale.

    Manage your cap table

    Say goodbye to manual and error-prone data entry. Your cap table is automatically updated as you sign equity contracts, including stock option grants and investment term sheets.

    
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    Keep your legal documents organized.

    Capbase automatically populates your document room, with all of your important legal contracts and agreements.

    • Employment contracts
    • Equity issuing
    • Annual compliance filings
    • Automatic population
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    Effortless due diligence

    Use Capbase to securely share your corporate contracts and financial records with potential investors of buyers.

    
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    Run your company like it’s the 21st century

    Capbase has everything you need, all in one easy to use place. Streamline your growth from incorporation to exit, and rest assured knowing we’ll be there every step of the way.

    • Incorporation
    • Employee Stock Plans
    • Due Diligence Document Room
    • Registered Agent & Govt Filings
    • Shareholder Updates
    • Compliance Calendar
    • Cap Table Management
    • Bank Account Integration
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    Running a business can be simpler than you think

    Capbse saves you time and money and gives you more time to focus on your product.
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    Streamlined equity issuance and contracts
    • Customize, generate, and digitally sign legal agreements
    • Process payments for equity
    • Automatically updated cap table
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    Manage company equity and stock
    • Manage equity plans
    • Issue and sell stock options
    • Allocate shares for future growth
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    API Integrations to power your business
    • Streamline banking with Mercury integration
    • Manage payroll and benefits with Gusto integration
    • International payroll coming soon
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    Automated record keeping
    • No more error-prone manual data entry
    • Financial records and stock ledger are automatically updated as you issue shares & raise funds.

    Ready to get started?

    Creating a company on Capbase is as easy as filling out a few forms.