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.

Incorporate a Delaware Company in Oregon By
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Oregon, like many other states, has an application process as well as a state fee, and will require your company’s Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware... Read More
What Is an LLC Operating Agreement? [with templates] By
what is an llc operating agreement
The Delaware legislature created the limited liability company (LLC) in such a way as to allow the LLC's members the freedom to contract with one another upon whatever terms they deem are best suited to their company... Read More
What Does a Registered Agent Do? By
What Does a Registered Agent Do
A Registered Agent is required by law in most states, and must be open during normal local business hours in order to receive any services of process... Read More
Business Dissolution: Two Ways to Go About It By
how to close a company
When a Delaware company is no longer viable, there are two options available to the company owner in order to complete a business dissolution. One approach is to file the proper cancellation (for an LLC) or dissolution (for a corporation) documents with the state of Delaware to formally close the company... Read More
Adding or Removing a Member of an LLC By
Adding or Removing a Member of an LLC
Below is a checklist for updating the appropriate government agencies and other important affiliates after the changes to ownership are completed... Read More
Is an LLC a corporation? What's the Difference? By
is an llc a corporation
Why is Google a corporation and YouTube an LLC? Both, of course, chose Delaware as their corporate home, even though they are headquartered elsewhere. So why did Google choose to form as a corporation and YouTube as an LLC?.. Read More
Board Portal Software: BoardBookit By
Board Portal Software
BoardBookit is a cloud-based board portal software platform that will change your life if you want to be great at managing your board... Read More
Introduction to Limited Partnerships By
what is a limited partnership
A 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
Business Resources for Women By
business resources for women
Two steps forward, one step back: this adage can describe most social, political, economic, educational and business advances by women... Read More
Change Your Company Name: Certificate of Amendment By
Change Your Company Name
It’s easier than you think to change a company’s name. Just file a Certificate of Amendment, which alters your company name quickly and painlessly... Read More