The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, startups, cryptocurrency, venture capitalism and general business topics.

My Delaware Corporation Was Voided. Now What? By
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An LLC (limited liability company) or LP (limited partnership) that does not pay its Franchise Tax Fees for three years in a row will be cancelled by the state.. Read More
Update on the 2019 Corporate Transparency Act By
In early 2020, we discussed a bill passed by the House of Representatives in October 2019 that would have forced nearly all small businesses organized as corporations or LLCs to disclose to the Treasury Department their shareholders’ or members’ names and personal information on an ongoing basis... Read More
Using Cost Structure Analysis to Maximize Profit By This cost structure analysis example can help you calculate the best way to increase profit for your startup or existing business... Read More
Change Your Company’s Number of Authorized Shares By
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The number of authorized shares you choose for your corporation is important because authorized share information is listed on your Certificate of Incorporation and filed with the state of Delaware... 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
Delaware Corporate Law Structure & the Corporate Veil By
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The corporate veil is essentially the concept that maintains corporate law throughout the world. Without the ability to act as its own entity, how else could companies transact business?.. Read More
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. Shares can be sold for more than par value, but not less... Read More
Best Registered Agent for a Non-Profit Corporation By
We will prepare and file this form for our exact cost of $5 for a Non-Profit Corporation, plus we'll give you your first year's agent fee for free. We generally receive the date-stamped copy back typically within 3 to 5 business days as we make the process as easy and stress free as possible... Read More
How to Convert Your LLC to a Corporation By
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The most common reason to change an LLC to a corporation is that the company needs to be able to issue shares of stock in order to bring on investors or raise venture capital | Convert an LLC to a corporation... Read More
Samantha Nielsen, 2020 Student Entrepreneur Scholarship Winner By
The winning idea is a non-profit enterprise focused on individualized learning through the use of study coaches. In particular, the business would seek to address the lack of resources typically available to “neurodivergent” students – that is, those who do simply do not learn as well as others through the standard tools and formats... Read More