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.

6 Benefits of Registering Your Trademark By
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A trademark is typically the business name or company logo; it is important to have a unique, memorable name or emblem so your customers can easily identify your business amongst your competitors... Read More
Company Formation Documents, Defined By
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Each business entity requires different company formation documents upon incorporation. We explain them all | Certificate of Incorporation.. Read More
How to File an Amendment for Your Delaware Company By
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Did you know you can make more than one change in a single amendment? If you need to amend more than just one aspect of your original Certificate of Incorporation (or Certificate of Formation, for an LLC), you can do so... Read More
Business Structure: LLC By
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A member of an LLC may also function as a manager, but an LLC does not need to have a manager; members can run the company on their own. As for managing-member vs member classifications, it is simple: when a member is also a manager, he or she is usually referred to as a "managing-member.".. Read More
Non-Profit Corporation vs Public Benefit Corporation By
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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
4 Things to Know about Corporate Bylaws [Free Template] By
4 Things To Know about corporate bylaws
Corporate bylaws provide the granular detail into how the corporation will operate and what its governance mechanics will be. They also describe the relationship among its Board of Directors, its officers and its shareholders... Read More
Foreign Qualification in Washington State By
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If you would like to operate a business in the state of Washington with a Delaware company, your business is domestic to Delaware and foreign to Washington.. Read More
Delaware Certificate of Good Standing: FAQs By
Delaware Certificate of Good Standing
Banks, angel investors, VC investors and other reasons you may need a Certificate of Good Standing. This certified document, which is produced by the Delaware Secretary of State’s office, is required for real estate closings as well as accounting and legal matters... Read More
How Sweat Equity Can Benefit Your Startup By
How Sweat Equity Can Benefit Your Startup
In some cases, sweat equity may be coupled with a smaller financial investment, as compared to those made by other startup founders/partners. However, sweat equity is typically remunerated in the same manner as cash equity, often through stock distribution... Read More
Changing Your Company Name Is Easier Than You Think! By
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Have you thought about officially changing your company name? The process isn't as difficult as you might think. Here's how it works... Read More