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Delaware LLC Privacy: What's on Public Record? Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A Delaware LLC filed through a professional Registered Agent affords you the highest level of confidentiality. Only the company name and the name and address of the Registered Agent typically appear on the Certificate of Formation, along with the date of filing and the company file number.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

How Important is Corporate Indemnification? Monday, October 16, 2017

In a corporation, the scope of indemnification can vary, depending upon the terms of the corporation’s charter and bylaws, but only within certain parameters prescribed by the Delaware corporate law and judicial precedent.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

Company Seal Requirements | Why Use a Company Seal? Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Many companies use a company seal, which contains the company’s name, the year of incorporation and the state in which the company was filed. The company seal contains the company’s name, its year of incorporation and the state in which the company was filed. Think of the corporate seal as the official signature of your company.... Continue Reading

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Form a Delaware Company for Your Cryptocurrency Venture Monday, October 9, 2017

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Litecoin and others—cryptocurrency may be how we spend and send money in the near future. There are tons of apps, software programs and storage sites already—do you have a cryptocurrency startup idea?... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

What Is a Non-Stock Corporation? Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The common use of the non-stock corporation as the vehicle with which to obtain tax-exempt or non-profit status from the IRS has led to an interchangeability of the two terms, but this can be problematic.... Continue Reading

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9 Easy Tips for Filing Your Delaware Franchise Tax Monday, October 2, 2017

Every Delaware corporation must pay Franchise Tax by filing an annual report online. Your company’s Franchise Tax Fee depends on the number of authorized shares.... Continue Reading

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Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Venture Capitalists invest in burgeoning industries that are on a clear upswing, such as tech, SEO and biotech companies. They tend to invest in companies in the middle stages—after the shaky, risky early phase yet before the soaring, competitive phase.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Asset Protection for Vehicles [Infographic] Monday, September 25, 2017

The best way to protect a fleet of professional vehicles is by forming a Delaware S corporation to use as a holding company, forming an LLC for each vehicle and then leasing each vehicle back to the operating company.... Continue Reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Stock Transfers Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Typically, people hand a stock certificate to a shareholder and then document the exchange in the company's stock transfer ledger, which is utilized to properly record the transfer.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

Is a Corporate Kit Really Necessary? Monday, September 18, 2017

Not only is a Corporate Kit a safe, orderly location in which to house all your company’s documents but many of those documents can be utilized in court, if the need ever arises. Maintaining your company’s Corporate Kit makes sense, on all levels.... Continue Reading

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Why Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC] Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Minimal start-up costs, the most trusted corporate case law and the most flexible corporate laws in the country are just a few of the excellent reasons to incorporate in Delaware.... Continue Reading

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Where to Buy Stock in Private Tech Unicorns Monday, September 11, 2017

Many tech startups are staying private for longer periods of time, as they require tremendous injections of cash over their extended phases of growth, but now you can buy stock in them.... Continue Reading

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Business Resources for Women Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Two steps forward, one step back: this adage can describe most social, political, economic, educational and business advances by women. In 2015, women once again have taken steps forward—this time in the business world, as evidenced by the increase in the number of female-owned businesses in America. However, along with the good news comes disappointing news: women do not own nearly as many companies as men do in this country.... Continue Reading

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Why Venture Capitalists Prefer Delaware C-Corps Monday, September 4, 2017

The first requirement of every serious investor, angel investor and Venture Capitalist is the same: your company must be a Delaware C corporation before they will even consider investing in it.... Continue Reading

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What is a Delaware Statutory Trust? Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Delaware is one of the few states in America to have a statutory trust law. Most states still rely upon common law trusts.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage