The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, startups, cryptocurrency, venture capitalism and general business topics.
General Partnership vs Limited Partnership
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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
Monday, July 16, 2018
Depending on the type of business you own, there are many potential advantages to retaining virtual office services... Read More
What Is Foreign Qualification?
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Foreign Qualification is the process of registering your Delaware LLC or corporation, which is considered domestic to the state of Delaware and foreign to all other states, as a foreign entity in your company's home state... Read More
What to Consider When Naming a Company
Monday, July 9, 2018
We can check the company name for any Delaware startup, and typically receive a definitive answer on whether or not it contains any restricted words and if the proposed company name will get approved by the Delaware Division of Corporations... Read More
Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Venture Capitalists invest in burgeoning industries that are on a clear upswing, such as tech, SEO and biotech companies. They tend to invest in companies in the middle stages—after the shaky, risky early phase yet before the soaring, competitive phase... Read More
Non-Profit Corporation vs Public Benefit Corporation
Rick Bell, Devin Scott, Meri Weiss
Monday, July 2, 2018
A traditional non-profit—or not-for-profit—company aims to serve a public benefit without making a profit, as defined by the IRS. If a non-profit company decides to stop doing business and dissolve, it must distribute its assets among other non-profits... Read More
What Is the Delaware Court of Chancery?
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The Delaware Court of Chancery has a long history deciding on equity and fairness between parties.
The tiny coastal state of Delaware is widely recognized as the best state in which to form a company, not only in the United States but throughout the world. One of the key reasons for this is the Delaware Court of Chancery... Read More
How to Register Your Delaware Company in Oklahoma
Monday, June 25, 2018
Oklahoma, like many other states, requires an application process and a state fee, and also expects a Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware... Read More
Why Incorporate Your Band?
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The reason a band should incorporate is because most musicians’ dreams are to become the next Rolling Stones, Mumford & Sons or Maroon 5. However, in order to do that, you have to attract the notice of an A&R representative and then get signed to a record label... Read More
EIN Responsible Party for a Business Entity
Monday, June 18, 2018
To be clear, the Responsible Party must be an individual. Furthermore, no other person within the entity can make IRS-related changes other than the assigned Responsible Party... Read More