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Advice For Founders

Practical tips for founders who are building their startups and scaling their companies, covering topics such as startup equity, fundraising, company compliance and growth strategies to acquire customers. Learn how to build and grow your company the right way with time-tested advice from founders and operators in Silicon Valley.

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

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
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How Do Venture Capitalists Make Money?

James Hottensen explores the origins of Venture Capital and how VC's make money on each investment. Portfolio construction and logic is also covered with quotes from top-tier venture capitalists from the United States.

James Hottensenby James Hottensen • 7 min read

Post-Incorporation Checklist: 9 Steps After You Incorporate Your Startup

We cover some of the important steps founders will need to take after incorporating their startup, like 83(b) elections, getting an EIN, opening a bank account & more.

Stefan Nageyby Stefan Nagey • 4 min read

How To Properly Deal With a Co-Founder Leaving Your Startup

Co-founder exits can be a messy ordeal for startups, but they don't have to be fatal. Learn how to avoid messy co-founder exits and protect your startup.

Stefan Nageyby Stefan Nagey • 4 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

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

Why Now Is The Best Time to Start a Company

Historically great companies have been formed during recessions. The one we're living ican be a unique opportunity for new, amazing companies to be founded

Stefan Nageyby Stefan Nagey • 7 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

The Do's and Don'ts of Investor Pitches

Learn common mistakes to avoid when pitching your startup to investors.

James Hottensenby James Hottensen • 7 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

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