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The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, start-ups and general business topics.

Par Value: How Low Can You Go? By
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Par value is the lowest limit set to the value of a share of stock in a corporation. Here's how to calculate your Delaware par value... Read More
Disadvantages of a Sole Proprietorship By
disadvantages to a sole proprietorship
A sole proprietorship has some advantages, but the unlimited personal liability makes it a very problematic business entity... Read More
How to Register a Business in California By
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If your corporation or LLC generates income or maintains tangible property in California, you are doing business there and will need to foreign qualify your company... Read More
6 Benefits of Registering Your Trademark By
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A trademark is typically the business name or company logo; it is important to have a unique, memorable name or emblem so your customers can easily identify your business amongst your competitors... Read More
Company Formation Documents, Defined By
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Each business entity requires different company formation documents upon incorporation. We explain them all | Certificate of Incorporation.. Read More
How to File an Amendment for Your Delaware Company By
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Did you know you can make more than one change in a single amendment? If you need to amend more than just one aspect of your original Certificate of Incorporation (or Certificate of Formation, for an LLC), you can do so... Read More
Business Structure: LLC By
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A member of an LLC may also function as a manager, but an LLC does not need to have a manager; members can run the company on their own. As for managing-member vs member classifications, it is simple: when a member is also a manager, he or she is usually referred to as a "managing-member.".. Read More
Non-Profit Corporation vs Public Benefit Corporation By
non-profit vs benefit corp
A traditional non-profit—or not-for-profit—company aims to serve a public benefit without making a profit, as defined by the IRS. If a non-profit company decides to stop doing business and dissolve, it must distribute its assets among other non-profits... Read More
4 Things to Know about Corporate Bylaws [Free Template] By
4 Things To Know about corporate bylaws
Corporate bylaws provide the granular detail into how the corporation will operate and what its governance mechanics will be. They also describe the relationship among its Board of Directors, its officers and its shareholders... Read More
Foreign Qualification in Washington State By
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If you would like to operate a business in the state of Washington with a Delaware company, your business is domestic to Delaware and foreign to Washington.. Read More