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.

Delaware Guidelines Regarding Entity Names Continue to Evolve By When naming your new company, you create the foundation of your brand identity. The company name will also need to meet the standards of Delaware Law during the approval process and not mislead the public in regards to the nature of business of the entity... Read More
Digital Business Documents from Delaware By
delaware digital documents
One of the many benefits for Delaware incorporated companies is the fact that all documents in Delaware are filed digitally... Read More
The New Divisive Merger Provisions under Delaware Law By
Under new provisions, limited liability companies and limited partnerships can develop a plan to divide the business and its assets and liabilities among two or more newly-created entities, with each business continuing independently... Read More
Requirements for a Company Seal (also known as Corporate Seal) By
Company Seal Requirements
Many companies use a company seal (also referred to as a corporate seal), although it is not required by law. A company seal contains the company’s name, the year of incorporation and the state in which the company was filed. Think of the company seal as the official signature of your company... Read More
Delaware Adds Over 200,000 New Companies in 2018 By
Delaware Annual Report 2018
The 2018 Annual report from the Delaware Division of Corporations Secretary of State’s off has been released and the report reiterates why accountants, attorneys and business professionals from all around the world use Delaware as the state to incorporate... Read More
Who Can Incorporate in Delaware? By
who can incorporate in delaware
Who can incorporate in Delaware? What's required to form an LLC in Delaware? Here's why Delaware is the popular choice for businesses... Read More
Introducing the New Public Benefit Limited Partnership By
Public Benefit Limited Partnership
An LP wishing to elect Public Benefit status must include a Public Benefit Statement in its Certificate of Limited Partnership. In addition, the LP agreement should articulate in detail the “public benefits” that management may consider in operating the entity... Read More
What Is a Non-Stock Corporation? By
what is a non-stock corporation?
The common use of the non-stock corporation as the vehicle with which to obtain tax-exempt or non-profit status from the IRS has led to an interchangeability of the two terms, but this can be problematic... Read More
2019 Student Entrepreneur Scholarship Winner Announcement By Last December, Harvard Business Services launched a new scholarship program. We are excited to name Cassandra Hostuttler of New Martinsville, West Virginia as our 2019 scholarship recipient!.. Read More
Free Webinar: Understanding the Foreign Qualification Process By
Free Webinar: Understanding the Foreign Qualification Process
When a company is filed in one U.S. state but operates in others, the other states often require the company to apply as a foreign entity in order to comply with local business statutes. Typically, this involves an application and a fee, both of which vary from state to state... Read More