Greg Miaskiewicz
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Greg Miaskiewicz

Security expert, product designer & serial entrepreneur. Sold previous startup to Integral Ad Science in 2016, where he led a fraud R&D team leading up to a $850M+ purchase by Vista in 2018.

Why Do Startups Incorporate In Delaware?

Learn why most startups choose to incorporate in Delaware as Delaware corporations. Investors and founders prefer to incorporate in Delaware for many reasons. Learn about how to do a Delaware name search to check with the Delaware secretary of state to see if your company's name is already registered in Delaware.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 6 min read

Who Do I Need on My Advisory Board?

Learn more about how advisors can help your startup. We cover typical advisory agreements, common share grants and how to get the most out of your relationship with your advisors.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 min read

What is Single Trigger and Double Trigger Acceleration?

Trigger accelerations are often a hotly debated topic (especially in companies acquired by VCs) as any outstanding equity will impact the value of shares of the purchase price.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 min read
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What is a Startup Syndicate and How Does it Work?

Learn how startup syndicates work, who creates startup syndicates, and the pros and cons of raising funds through startup syndicates.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 10 min read

What is a 409A Valuation? Startup Stock Valuation Explained

409A valuations are independent appraisals of a startup's common stock. Startups should use an independent, outside valuation firm to get a 409A valuation before offering stock options to employees to avoid fines and legal issues with the IRS.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 9 min read

US Immigration Visas for Startup Founders

Learn about the different US visas for startup founders. Immigration visas such as the E-1, E-2, EB-5, L-1 and O-1 allow founders to live and work in the US while building their startups.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 3 min read

The Ultimate Guide to Cap Tables for Startup Founders

Most founders have little clue about how cap tables work when they start their first startup. Keeping accurate records of your cap table is essential for startup founders if they plan on raising capital from VCs or selling the company.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 8 min read

Startup Foundations Podcast

Startup Foundations Podcast by Capbase. The Startup Foundations is a podcast where we talk to founders and entrepreneurs who have launched startups

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 2 min read

Should a Startup Allow Early Exercise of Stock Options?

Startups that allow the early exercise of stock options help minimize their employees’ tax liabilities and increase the return on common stockholder equity.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 min read

Setting Up A Bank Account for Your Startup

Learn why you should setup a bank account for your business and what you should think about when choosing the right banking partner for your startup.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 5 min read

Say Hello to Capbase

Learn about why we built Capbase and how we want to transform the entrepreneurial journey & modernize how companies are setup and run.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 3 min read

Registering Your Startup to Do Business in New York

Is your company doing business in New York? Get an easy-to-follow explanation about what forms you’ll need, information about registration fees, filing deadlines, naming requirements, and more.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 min read

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