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.

Podcasts We Love: How I Built This, Instacart App By
how i built this NPR
Next up in our ongoing series Podcasts We Love is “How I Built This” on NPR. This episode focuses on Apoorva Mehta, founder of the Instacart app... Read More
What Is IRS Form 8822-B? By
What Is IRS Form 8822-B
For many LLCs, the member(s) may never change. Usually, these are simply internal matters addressed within the LLC Operating Agreement. Sometimes, however, you may need to alert the IRS about changes within your LLC... Read More
Compare Business Formations [Infographic] By
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Trying 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
can board of directors be anonymous
On 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
foreign qualify in tennessee
Your 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
delaware blank check preferred stock
Every 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
what is bitcoin
Bitcoin 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
delaware vs nevada
Our 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
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
Dissolve a Corporation with Certificate of Dissolution By
how to dissolve a corporation
Some corporation owners do not want to pay the expense of filing a Certificate of Dissolution. There is an alternative to dissolving your corporation via Certificate of Dissolution—you can tell your Registered Agent to resign as the agent with the state... Read More