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Digital Business Documents from Delaware Tuesday, August 13, 2019

One of the many benefits for Delaware incorporated companies is the fact that all documents in Delaware are filed digitally.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

What Is a Certificate of Incumbency? Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

Where Is My Business Located? Tuesday, April 2, 2019

We explain what to tell the IRS if your company does not have an actual physical location or address | Where Is My Business Located?... Continue Reading

Posted In: Compliance

What is a Certified B Corporation? Tuesday, March 19, 2019

B Lab is a non-profit corporation that certifies B Corporations—it offers a variety of support, varying from access to the Certified B Corp logo to introducing new Certified B companies to a large, lively community of other Certified B Corporations.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Business Strategies

Do I Need a Business License for My Company? Tuesday, January 29, 2019

No matter what type of business you own—whether it’s in a physical storefront or based online—and regardless if it’s a small or large company, you are going to need to obtain and maintain a business license (possibly more than one).... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Is a Corporate Kit Really Necessary? Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

New President of Harvard Business Services Announced Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Michael Bell, son of Harvard Founder Rick Bell, assumes the role of President for the company effective January 1, 2019. Rick Bell stays on as Chairman of the Board.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Harvard

Why Venture Capitalists Prefer Delaware C-Corps Monday, January 7, 2019

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

Posted In: About Corporations

Announcing Our New Entrepreneurship Scholarship Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The new scholarship will be available to all undergraduate students at U.S.-based accredited colleges or universities who are majoring in entrepreneurship or another business program. Students can apply by submitting a short essay describing their entrepreneurial aspirations and business idea.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Harvard

Why Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC] Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

Can I Operate Multiple Businesses Under One LLC? Tuesday, September 18, 2018

It is possible and permissible to operate multiple businesses under one LLC. Many entrepreneurs who opt to do this use what is called a "Fictitious Name Statement" or a "DBA" (also known as a "Doing Dusiness As") to operate an additional business under a different name.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs

Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Tuesday, July 3, 2018

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

EIN Responsible Party for a Business Entity Monday, June 18, 2018

To be clear, the Responsible Party must be an individual. Furthermore, no other person within the entity can make IRS-related changes other than the assigned Responsible Party.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

The History of the Delaware Court of Chancery Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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

How Sweat Equity Can Benefit Your Startup Monday, February 12, 2018

In some cases, sweat equity may be coupled with a smaller financial investment, as compared to those made by other startup founders/partners. However, sweat equity is typically remunerated in the same manner as cash equity, often through stock distribution.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups