The HBS Blog

The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, start-ups and general business topics.

Compare Business Formations [Infographic] By Veselin Ganev Monday, April 24, 2017 compare business entitiesTrying to decide which business formation is right for your startup? Our infographic provides all the basic information you'll need... Read More
Delaware Corporation Directors Cannot Be Undisclosed By Rick Bell Tuesday, April 18, 2017 can board of directors be anonymousOn the Delaware Annual Franchise Tax Report, all corporations must list their Company Name; Company Address; Names & Addresses of all Directors; Name & Address of one Officer... Read More
Foreign Qualify a Delaware Company in Tennessee By Devin Scott Monday, April 17, 2017 foreign qualify in tennesseeYour Delaware company can operate legally in Tennessee, as long as you file for Foreign Qualification and stay in compliance in both states... Read More
Delaware Blank Check Preferred Stock By Rick Bell Tuesday, April 11, 2017 delaware blank check preferred stockEvery 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
Why Startups Should Consider Using Bitcoin By Meri Weiss Monday, April 10, 2017 what is bitcoinBitcoin is a type of digital currency in which encryption techniques are utilized to regulate the generation of unites of currency and verify the transfer of funds, without any bank, financial institution or government involvement... Read More
Where to Incorporate: Delaware vs Nevada Infographic By Michael Bell, Veselin Ganev Tuesday, April 4, 2017 delaware vs nevadaOur infographic illustrates the many ways that Delaware is a better state to form a company in than Nevada... Read More
Introduction to Limited Partnerships By Brett Melson Monday, April 3, 2017 what is a limited partnershipA limited partnership is formed by filing a Certificate of Limited Partnership with the state of Delaware. A limited partnership is not required to file its governing document, the limited partnership agreement, with the state of Delaware... Read More
Dissolve a Corporation with Certificate of Dissolution By Jeremy Reed Tuesday, March 28, 2017 how to dissolve a corporationThere are two ways to close a company: either dissolve a corporation with a Certificate of Dissolution or don’t file a certificate. Both are legal--it just depends on your particular situation... Read More
Operate a Delaware Corporation in Wisconsin By Devin Scott Monday, March 27, 2017 wisconsin foreign qualificationIf you would like to operate your Delaware corporation in Wisconsin, you must first file for Foreign Qualification, pay a fee and provide a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing... Read More
How To Order a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing By Amy Fountain Tuesday, March 21, 2017 how to order a delaware certificate of good standingThere will be times when you’ll need to check on the status of your Delaware entity and obtain a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing (also known as a Certificate of Existence). Perhaps you are applying for a bank loan or filing for Foreign Qualification in another state. Maybe you are entering into a contract with a third party, or maybe your corporation is merging with another corporation... Read More