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What is a Delaware LLC Certificate of Formation? Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A Certificate of Formation is like a birth certificate for a new Delaware LLC. It is filed and must be approved by the Delaware Secretary of State. The Certificate of Formation is the document you receive from the state of Delaware once your LLC is filed and approved by the Delaware Secretary of State, Division of Corporations.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs

W9 Form: When and Why to Use It Monday, February 20, 2017

Anyone who does work for a company but is not a full-time employee of the company should fill out the W-9 federal income tax form. Freelancers and independent contractors may have to fill out many W-9 forms, depending on how many companies they work for over the course of a year.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Business Strategies

How to Do Business in Wyoming with a Delaware Company Tuesday, February 14, 2017

If you would like your Delaware LLC or corporation to operate in the state of Wyoming, you will have to file for Foreign Qualification in order to be granted the authority to do business in Wyoming from the state.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Compliance

Proof Delaware Is The Most Corporate-Friendly State Monday, February 13, 2017

The Delaware Division of Corporations 2015 Annual Report is out and proves, yet again, that Delaware is the best state to incorporate your business in.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

The Dead, The Walking Dead and Zombie Trademarks Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Patents and copyrights expire, but a trademark can live forever, as long as it’s being used commercially. Sometimes, an owner will stop using a trademark, with no intent of using it again because he/she has changed branding strategies.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Business Strategies

Angel Investing: Words of Wisdom from David S. Rose Monday, February 6, 2017

Learn everything about angel investing by reading David Rose’s "Angel Investing: The Gust Guide to Making Money and Having Fun Investing in Startups." As of now, after more than 25 years of investing in more than 100 start-up companies, David S. Rose is recognized by just about everybody as one of the world’s most active angel investors.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Delaware General Corporation Structure Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The Delaware general corporation is the strongest company structure in the U.S. It offers a means to raise capital, has three tiers of power and follows bylaws. The bylaws of the company set forth the powers and the limits of power in each of the three tiers. Each group may have separate priorities, and they may clash occasionally.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

Delaware Corporation Doing Business in Massachusetts Monday, January 30, 2017

Many corporations that are headquartered elsewhere incorporate in Delaware in order to take advantage of Delaware’s corporate law structure, which is known for providing the best corporate liability protection.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Compliance

Creating a Delaware LLC as a Holding Company Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Creating a Delaware LLC as a holding company protects your business and personal assets in an organized business structure for your companies. Delaware LLCs can conduct any lawful business activity anywhere in the world.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs

The History of the Delaware Court of Chancery Monday, January 23, 2017

The Court of Chancery possesses, and relies on, many years of judicial precedents; it is these judicial precedents that the founders and CEO’s of some of the world’s biggest and most successful companies are seeking when they incorporate in Delaware.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

Delaware Certificate of Incorporation Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A Delaware Certificate of Incorporation is the foundation upon which a Delaware corporation is built. The state of Delaware requires very little information to be made public in order to form a corporation; the Certificate of Incorporation only requires a few pieces of information.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

2017 Will Be the Year of the Entrepreneur Monday, January 16, 2017

Being the founder of your own startup is the best way to fulfill all the aspirations you possess, so become an entrepreneur today | Form a Delaware company... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

We Can Help You Become an Authorized iOS App Developer Tuesday, January 10, 2017

How to become an authorized iOS Apps Developer & launch a startup. Protect your app idea and plan for VC funding at the same time | What Apple requires... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

The Problem with Marijuana Industry Startups Monday, January 9, 2017

The cannabis industry is one of the nation's fastest growing industries and is generating enormous interest from entrepreneurs, investors and, of course, regulators and tax authorities. Twenty-eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana, with fourteen states authorizing the sale and use of medical marijuana just within the last five years.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

1099 Form: When and Why to Use It Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The most common use of a 1099 is for freelancers to report the earnings from independent contractor work. Its function is similar to a W-2 for an employee.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

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