The HBS Blog

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

Why Do So Many Companies Incorporate in Delaware? By
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You do not need to visit Delaware in order to form a business in the state. Delaware's Division of Corporations is the best in the world at processing business formation filings quickly, and it encourages entrepreneurs from across the country and around the world to form their businesses here... Read More
Questions About The Delaware State File Number By
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When you form a company in Delaware, you will receive a Delaware state file number. This number identifies your company and only your company... Read More
Everything You Need to Know About Stock Transfers By
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Typically, people hand a stock certificate to a shareholder and then document the exchange in the company's stock transfer ledger, which is utilized to properly record the transfer... Read More
The Pros and Cons of a Delaware Name Reservation By The name reservation is an optional service used to reserve a company name with the State of Delaware Secretary of State Division of Corporation, in order to secure the name for an anticipated future-filing... Read More
What Is a Conformed Signature? By
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A conformed signature indicates that a real signature has been used on the original document. Oftentimes, business transactions are done by smartphone while on the go. Many people know already that Delaware will accept faxed and emailed copies of documents that require signatures... Read More
Delaware, Blockchain Technology & the Future By
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Blockchain technology may bring enormous benefits to the industry, but only time will tell... Read More
7 Key Items to Include in Your LLC Operating Agreement By
7 Key Items to Include in Your LLC Operating Agreement
An LLC Operating Agreement expresses the fundamental understanding among its members of the how the company will operate as well as the members’ respective rights and obligations, including such issues as voting, ownership and management rights... Read More
Foreign Qualify a Delaware Company in Alabama By
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When incorporating in Delaware but operating in another state, your business will be considered domestic to Delaware and foreign to every other state. The process in which your home state gives you the authority to operate there is called Foreign Qualification... Read More
General Partnership vs Limited Partnership By
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When partnering with a company or an individual, it is often important to know exactly what your roles, duties, and liabilities may be. There are two common types of partnerships that often get confused: general partnership and limited partnership... Read More
Benefits of a Virtual Office Service By
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Depending on the type of business you own, there are many potential advantages to retaining virtual office services... Read More