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.

How to find a co-founder: Practical advice from experienced founders

Learn how experienced startup entrepreneurs choose their co-founders and what traits you should look for when picking yours.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 4 min read

Startup Foundations: Interview with Joshua Wöhle

Read our interview with Joshua Wöhle, a London-based founder and serial entrepreneur, currently running Mindstone - a platform helping people become better learners.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 10 min read

Why European Startups Register in the US

Learn why European founders don't stay in their home jurisdictions and register their startups in Delaware.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 5 min read
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Vesting Schedules: Best Practices for Startup Founders

Vesting schedules play an important part in keeping a startup together. They’re a designed as a motivator not only for employees, but also for founders. If you have them, it sends a signal to investors, that you’re in it for the long haul.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 min read

Registering Your Startup to Do Business in California

Is your company doing business in California? 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

Pre-Money vs. Post-Money Valuation Explained

A beginner’s-level introduction to pre and post-money valuation tailored to startups incorporated in the United States.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 min read

Board of Directors: A Comprehensive Guide for Founders

Learn all you need to know about the board of directors, its responsibilities, and how it develops through funding runds.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 15 min read

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

Nancy Thanki, One of Our Superhumans

Nancy, one of our Project Managers, discusses what it's like to organize all the work that’s being done at Capbase, and why she still prefers to use a paper notebook.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 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

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

9 Common Legal Mistakes Made By Startups and How To Avoid Them

Avoid these common legal mistakes made by startups and save your company from dealing with fines and lawsuits. As a startup founder, keeping your company compliant is essential to protecting the value of your startup equity and reaping the rewards of your hard work.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 min read

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