Solutions for Private Startups

Get it right.

We offer simple equity solutions to help you get it right, from the start. We'll keep you organized so you can focus on growing your business.

Smarter decisions start here.

Take a closer look at how simple it can be. Get everyone on the same smart page with our equity administration solution that's designed for startups.

Shareworks Compensation lets you model infinite cash and equity scenarios tailored to your workforce. Bring these strategies to life to attract and retain top talent.

Our 409A valuation process is fast, easy and transparent for startups. It's cost-effective without any short cuts. We're always here to contribute to your success.

Platform Editions for Private Companies

The Shareworks platform is an all-in-one platform for participants, administration, and financial reporting. Choose an edition designed for your stage of growth, from startup to IPO and beyond.

Shareworks Startup Edition: Issue stock, manage your cap table and model your next round all in one place.
Shareworks Growth Edition: Scale beyond basic equity management with enhanced expensing, flexible grant management, and employee engagement.
Shareworks Private Enterprise Edition: Streamline plan management withcustom reporting, liquidity events,global equity and IPO-readiness.


Shareworks applications are stand-alone equity applications that can be purchases separately or together with a subscription to the Shareworks platform.

Shareworks Compensation: Create a competitive compensationstrategy to recruit and retain top talent.
Shareworks Valuation Services: Receive high quality, auditdefensible 409A valuations.
Shareworks Tax and Legal Compliance: Manage compliance on global equity plans.

We have you covered from startup to IPO.

Explore the Shareworks Private Editions and discover equity management solutions that truly scale as you grow.
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You're in good company.

Trusted by 10,000+ private companies

The Shareworks Compensation platform has delivered great value to our portfolio companies as they create compensation bands suitable for their stage of development, industry, and geography.
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Teri McFadden, Norwest Venture Partners

Vice President of Talent

We'll grow with you.

The Shareworks by Morgan Stanley team works with you as an extension of your team, providing expert guidance through all of your major milestones.