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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.

Public vs Stealth: Why The Way Startups Are Built Is Changing

Learn how the way startups are being built has evolved over the last decade and why building "in public" is the path majority of startups benefit from the most.

Where Is My Startup? Understanding Physical Addresses, Mailing Addresses, And Virtual Addresses

A brief overview of the different addresses a startup can have, and when to use them.

Jason D. Rowleyby Jason D. Rowley • 8 min read

Pre-Incorporation Checklist: 6 Steps Before Startup Incorporation

We cover all the important steps founders should take before incorporating their startup: choosing business entity, state of incorporation, name, board of directors, splitting equity between founders & more.

Michał Kowalewskiby Michał Kowalewski • 10 min read
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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

How to Register a US Company from India in 10 Minutes

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

Capbase Staffby Capbase Staff • 5 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

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.

Stefan Nageyby Stefan Nagey • 3 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

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

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 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

How to Invest Your Own Money into Your Startup

Startup founders inevitably cover some of the costs of getting started out of pocket. Learn how you can stay above board if you reimburse yourself for corporate expenses and invest money into your own company.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 4 min read

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