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Setting Up Your Company

Incorporating a company can be the first step in founders' entrepreneurial journeys. But what happens after a startup incorporate? Learn about all the steps required to setup your startup company to do business, like getting a bank account, paying for your founders shares, required state filings and other important concerns for founders who are just getting started.

How to Register a US Company from India in 10 Minutes

Learn how to easily set up a company in the US from India.

Bryce Warnesby Bryce Warnes • 5 min read

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

Why and How Do You Maintain Your Startup's Corporate Minutes?

Minutes are an official log of decisions taken by a startup’s board of directors at board meetings. Failure to keep accurate minutes of board meetings may cause a company and board members to face legal problems in the future.

Nancy Thankiby Nancy Thanki • 3 min read
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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

When Should My Startup Incorporate?

If you're focused on growing your business quickly and attracting venture capital, you should incorporate soon.

Stefan Nageyby Stefan Nagey • 5 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

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

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

Naming Your Startup The Right Way

Learn how to choose a great name for your new startup. Good names are easy to spell, easy to remember and avoid confusion with existing brands in your industry.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 7 min read

LLC vs. C Corporation: Issuing Equity to Employees

Issuing equity to employees in an LLC can be complex and require tax advice. Many startups prefer to incorporate as C Corporations because the process for issuing equity to employees is much simpler.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 5 min read

How to Split Equity Among Co-Founders

Co-founder disputes are one of the number one causes for startups to fail. Learn how to fairly allocated startup among you and your co-founders to avoid founder disputes & make good equity decisions.

Stefan Nageyby Stefan Nagey • 8 min read

How to Register A Company in the US: Everything You Need to Know as an Overseas Founder

Registering in the US opens the door to venture funding for overseas startups. Learn about the process for registering your company in the US as a foreign citizen, including incorporation, taxes, visas and more.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 9 min read

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