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President of Harvard Business Services, Inc. Michael has been working at Harvard Business Services, Inc. in a variety of roles, since he was a young child; he is the son of Harvard’s Chairman and CEO, Rick Bell. Michael became President in 2019 possesses both the commitment and the passion to continue running his family business well into the future.

What is a Certified B Corporation? Monday, June 12, 2023

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

What Is The Role of a President of a Corporation? Monday, April 11, 2022

The person who is President of a company is in the highest position within an organization and, in some cases, takes on the title of Chief Executive Officer as well.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

Delaware State File Number: What It Is & How It's Used Tuesday, March 22, 2022

When you form a company in Delaware, you will receive a Delaware state file number. This number identifies your company and only your company.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Compliance

Harvard Business Services Partners with BlueVine to Offer Business Banking Tuesday, December 7, 2021

We are happy to announce that we have partnered with BlueVine to offer Business Checking accounts to all our US-based customers. Here are the 4 things you should consider when choosing where to open a U.S. bank account.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Harvard

When Lawyers and Accountants Incorporate in Delaware Tuesday, July 27, 2021

We like to learn how other experts approach our industry, so we asked around. Here's when lawyers and accountants incorporate in Delaware.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

Harvard Business Services, Inc. Celebrates its 40th Anniversary Tuesday, March 2, 2021

On March 2, 1981, Harvard Business Services opened in the basement of Rick Bell’s home, and today, we are celebrating our 40th Anniversary. Harvard has grown from a one-man show to a top-rated team with over 40 employees. Family-owned and operated, 250,000 company formations strong, and responsible for 10% of the State of Delaware’s business, Harvard Business Services, Inc. looks forward to continuing to provide our clients with the best Delaware Formation and Registered Agent Service in the industry.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Harvard

Free Live Webinar on the Corporate Transparency Act Monday, February 22, 2021

On March 3, 2021 at 2:00 PM EST, Harvard Business Services, Inc. presents a free, live webinar on the Corporate Transparency Act. This Act was recently passed and will require newly-formed and/or relatively small U.S. corporations and LLCs, or non-U.S. entities that have registered to do business in a U.S. State, to disclose information to the Treasury Department on an initial and ongoing basis regarding the beneficial owners, subject to certain exemptions.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Business Strategies

Letter from the President of Harvard Business Services Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Over the last two weeks, our Information Technology (IT) team has expanded our company’s overall capacity to work remotely. If every single one of our team members must work from home, our company is able to continue to offer all products and services, and maintain the same high standards to which you are accustomed.... Continue Reading

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Where to Incorporate: Delaware vs Nevada Infographic Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Our infographic illustrates the many ways that Delaware is a better state to form a company in than Nevada.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

Introducing Our New Account Management Tool Monday, December 3, 2018

Harvard Business Services has developed and is now ready to officially launch our new account management tool. This new tool, called My Control Desk (or MCD for short), enables our clients to handle some of their most common transactions online at any time.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Harvard

Should You Incorporate Your Band? Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The reason a band should incorporate is because most musicians’ dreams are to become the next Rolling Stones, Mumford & Sons or Maroon 5. However, in order to do that, you have to attract the notice of an A&R representative and then get signed to a record label.... Continue Reading

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New Delaware Mail Forwarding & Virtual Office Services Monday, August 28, 2017

We have completely rethought and revamped our Mail Forwarding services here at Harvard Business Services. We now offer four services that are more tailored towards your business needs and the best part is we came up with new pricing.... Continue Reading

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

More and more creative people--whether idea-generators or developers--are trying to sell their app ideas to Apple. We fully encourage and support this entrepreneurial spirt, so we researched the necessary steps you'll need to take in order to become an authorized iOS app developer.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Why Attorneys Use Harvard Business Services, Inc. Monday, September 28, 2015

If you are an attorney or accountant, Harvard Business Services, Inc. can help you form LLCs and corporations on behalf of your clients.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Harvard

Two Major Food Companies Sign Merger Agreement Tuesday, April 14, 2015

H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. signed a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Company.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations