All-in-one equity management for fast growing startups

Employee stock options

for fast growing startups

All-in-one system that lets you offer equity, simulate raises, and manage shareholders anywhere in the world. Fast track your growth with Cake's cap table, equity templates, 409A, and scalable equity solutions.
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Trusted by top accelerators, investors, and lawyers

"Tracking equity for startups is very complex.
Cake's tools make it easier."
Tracking equity for startups is very complex. Cake's tools make it easier. This is helpful for employers and employees, plus a lot more affordable than using lawyers and easier than using spreadsheets.
SCOTT FOX, CEO & Founder at Orange County Startup Council

Exactly what you need to get off the ground

Dynamic cap table management

Leverage the power of an updated, accurate, and clean cap table. Use Cake's advanced features to help you manage your growing number of shareholders, investors, and stock option holders.

"The cap table that we have in Cake is our source of truth. It's a tool that we use on a day-to-day basis."
ELLEN DINSMOOR
COO of Vow

Simplified equity plans

Offer equity grant to your team, anywhere in the world. Easily design your equity plans, configure vesting conditions, and stay compliant.

"Issuing stock options sounds bloody complex so it’s good to be able to simplify it. Thanks for a genuinely great product that helps make what we do easier."
MICHAEL FOX
Founder & CEO of Fable Foods

Powerful tools to simulate fundraising

Model scenarios and see how new investment rounds will impact ownership. Use Cake’s modeling and reporting tools, audit-proof valuations, and benchmark calculators to confidently plan for the future.

"Cake's feature set is exactly what we needed as a startup getting off the ground with an equity raise for the first time."
GAVIN BALLARD
‍Founder & CEO

Automated contract management

Offer equity grant to your team, anywhere in the world. Automate offer letters, set up vesting conditions, manage contract signing, all in one place!

"We’re trying to issue options out to 150 people every year.. Trying to get people's signatures and just all of the admin around that -- who's signed, who hasn't signed, trying to keep track. With Cake, all that confusion is a thing of the past."
DARIUS COVENEY
COO/CFO of Fluent Commerce

Easy and transparent employee portfolio

Onboard fast, and communicate with your employees the value of their equity. They immediately get access to a team app and see the value of their equity in real time.

"I just found it so easy to just log in, click a couple of buttons, send the email to my employees, they sign it, and then it (stock options) is sorted. It's nice when I onboard someone, log in, send them a link and it's sorted very quickly."
AJAY PRAKASH
CEO of Entry level

Simplified equity solutions for the most complicated startup problems

Fast and easy setup

Migrate your data into Cake and set up your cap table in a few hours, not days!

Secure source of truth

Manage your equity in one place, and protect your data with high security standards.

Automated workflows

Automate your equity processes, legal admin, contract signing & vesting notifications.

Automate your equity plans so you can focus on growing your company

Run your equity programs on autopilot. Make it easy for your team to issue and manage equity grants to employees, advisors, and investors!

Offer NSO, RSU, RSA, depending on your requirements
Use our lawyer-approved equity agreement templates, or upload your own

Make informed financial decisions, from raise to exit

Model future scenarios and see how new investment rounds will impact ownership. Cake’s modeling and reporting tools, audit-proof valuations, and benchmark calculators to plan for the future.

Accurately model scenarios and dilution to simulate funding rounds and exits
All documents you need for your next raise in one place — SAFEs, convertibles
Add on valuations, 409A, HMRC, NTA as needed

Attract and retain top talent with stock options

Adding equity grants into hiring process takes minutes! Easily choose the right equity grant for your requirements:

Employee stock options
Non-qualified stock options (NSO)
Restricted stock units (RSU)
Restricted stock awards (RSA)

Start incentivizing your team with equity today!

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Effortless migration, fast onboarding

Cake takes the hassle out of migrating your cap table from another platform. Our intuitive software and our onboarding team ensures a seamless transition, for FREE.
FREE migration
Transparent pricing
Personalized support
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Designed for a new generation of startup leaders

Startup founders

Build your startup on the right foundation. Digitize your cap table from day one, and give your first employees a stake at your success.
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CEO

Take your company to the next level. Incentivize and retain key employees with equity, and delight your investors with a clean cap table.
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CFO

Make informed financial decisions with modeling tools, equity compensation benchmarks, and audit proof valuations.
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Legal ops

Simplify legal and admin workflows. Eliminate tedious admin work and automate your equity management, contract signing, and reporting.
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Human Resources

Hire, onboard, and retain top talent. Give your team a delightful employee experience by making equity fun and inspiring.
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Equity doesn't have to be complicated. Join Cake today and see for yourself!

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