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

Preserving Family Business Ownership with a Delaware LLC By
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A Delaware LLC can be very flexible when it comes to preserving ownership in the family business you've worked so hard to create. In fact, an LLC has the potential to preserve ownership for future decades... Read More
5 Key Attitudes for Entrepreneurial Success By
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No entrepreneur succeeds in every business venture. Every successful entrepreneur fails at least once, if not twice. How entrepreneurs learn from and utilize their failures, however, is what matters, because in entrepreneurship, attitude is everything. Here are five key attitudes every entrepreneur must conquer in order to run a prosperous business venture... Read More
Preparing Your Delaware Company for Future Business By
It’s not uncommon for clients to form a new Delaware company, but not begin conducting business activities right away. When and after forming a new Delaware entity, they’re sometimes many things that need to be accomplished prior to conducting business... Read More
What Does a Corporate Secretary Do? By
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Many people think a Corporate Secretary’s role is merely to take and record meeting minutes. While doing so is, indeed, one of the Corporate Secretary’s responsibilities, it is nowhere near the entirety of this pivotal role... Read More
Delaware Blank Check Preferred Stock By
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Every Delaware General Corporation must have one class of common stock, but it can also have a second class of stock (or more) with customized terms for the different classes. The most popular second class of stock is called preferred stock because it can contain terms, negotiated between the Board of Directors and the recipient, that are preferred over the rights of common stockholders... Read More
LLC Change of Ownership Checklist By
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Members of an LLC may change the LLC’s ownership and the terms governing its management and operation by amending its operating agreement. Here are five parties you’ll want to inform when you do so to avoid putting your company at any undue risk... Read More
How to Register a Delaware Company in New York By
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If you want your Delaware company to operate in NY, you need to file for Foreign Qualification and keep your company compliant in both states... Read More
Why Zero Par Value Stock Affects Franchise Tax By
Why Zero Par Value Stock Affects Franchise Tax
When you form a corporation, the number of authorized shares and the par value will play a role in what your company will pay for the annual Delaware Franchise Tax. Most start-up companies are typically formed with a small number of authorized shares and a low (or zero) par value... Read More
Your Business Location is Very Important and Here’s Why By
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There's several big questions when starting a business requiring meeting clients in person and, arguably, few are more important than "Where?". Read our new blog to see our list of things to consider before choosing your business location... Read More
Email Deliverability: A Critical Function of Business (Part 2) By Implement SPF, DKIM, and DMARC to ensure that emails are delivered properly. Follow our step-by-step guide to set up email authentication technology today... Read More