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

What Is a Certificate of Incumbency? By
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The Certificate of Incumbency displays the names and positions of the corporation’s directors and officers. It also includes information related to whether they were appointed or elected, and the term of their office... Read More
Change of Ownership For an LLC Is Easy in Delaware By
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Change of ownership for an LLC can be complicated and requires costly amendments in most U.S. states. However, not in the state of Delaware. Unlike other states, Delaware requires very little information to be made public in order to form an LLC... Read More
Operate a Delaware Company in New Mexico By
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Each state has different rules, policies and requirements for registering as a foreign entity. New Mexico has an application process and state fee, and requires your company’s Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware... Read More
Par Value: How Low Can You Go? By
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Par value is the lowest limit set to the value of a share of stock in a corporation. Here's how to calculate your Delaware par value... Read More
Disadvantages of a Sole Proprietorship By
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A sole proprietorship has a lot more disadvantages than advantages. By incorporating as an LLC or corporation, you are legally separating your personal life from your business life... Read More
How to Register a Business in California By
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If your corporation or LLC generates income or maintains tangible property in California, you are doing business there and will need to foreign qualify your company... Read More
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