The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, start-ups and general business topics.
Angel Investing: Words of Wisdom from David S. Rose
Monday, February 6, 2017
As of now, after more than 25 years of investing in more than 100 start-up companies, David S. Rose is recognized by just about everybody as one of the world’s most active angel investors... Read More
Delaware General Corporation Structure
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The Delaware general corporation is the strongest company structure in the U.S. It offers a means to raise capital, has three tiers of power and follows bylaws.
The bylaws of the company set forth the powers and the limits of power in each of the three tiers. Each group may have separate priorities, and they may clash occasionally... Read More
Delaware Corporation Doing Business in Massachusetts
Monday, January 30, 2017
Many corporations that are headquartered elsewhere incorporate in Delaware in order to take advantage of Delaware’s corporate law structure, which is known for providing the best corporate liability protection... Read More
Creating a Delaware LLC as a Holding Company
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Delaware LLCs can conduct any lawful business activity anywhere in the world. Some people explore the low-cost series LLC when they want to operate several different businesses, which is very enticing since there is only one annual Franchise Tax payment to the state of Delaware and one annual Registered Agent Fee... Read More
The History of the Delaware Court of Chancery
Monday, January 23, 2017
The Court of Chancery possesses, and relies on, many years of judicial precedents; it is these judicial precedents that the founders and CEO’s of some of the world’s biggest and most successful companies are seeking when they incorporate in Delaware... Read More
Delaware Certificate of Incorporation
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
A Delaware Certificate of Incorporation is the foundation upon which a Delaware corporation is built. The state of Delaware requires very little information to be made public in order to form a corporation; the Certificate of Incorporation only requires a few pieces of information... Read More
2017 Will Be the Year of the Entrepreneur
Monday, January 16, 2017
If you feel as if you should have started your company already, or regret not forming your own company in 2016, this can be your year.
It’s no secret that the most expeditious way to fulfill your professional dreams is to start a company and become your own boss... Read More
We Can Help You Become an Authorized iOS App Developer
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
More and more creative people--whether idea-generators or developers--are trying to sell their app ideas to Apple.
We fully encourage and support this entrepreneurial spirt, so we researched the necessary steps you'll need to take in order to become an authorized iOS app developer... Read More
The Problem with Marijuana Industry Startups
Monday, January 9, 2017
The cannabis industry is one of the nation's fastest growing industries and is generating enormous interest from entrepreneurs, investors and, of course, regulators and tax authorities.
Twenty-eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana, with fourteen states authorizing the sale and use of medical marijuana just within the last five years... Read More
1099 Form: When and Why to Use It
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
The most common use of a 1099 is for freelancers to report the earnings from independent contractor work. Its function is similar to a W-2 for an employee... Read More