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Why Do So Many Companies Incorporate in Delaware? Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Why do businesses incorporate in Delaware? Tax liability, legal protection and a variety of other reasons, such as Delaware has no minimum bank account requirement for a company’s bank account.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

Delaware Corporation Directors Cannot Be Undisclosed Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

Delaware Blank Check Preferred Stock Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

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

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

If you feel as if you should have started your company already, or regret not forming your own company in 2016, this can be your year. It’s no secret that the most expeditious way to fulfill your professional dreams is to start a company and become your own boss.... Continue Reading

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Trustpilot Honors Delawareinc Monday, August 22, 2016

Trustpilot recently announced that delawareinc (Harvard Business Services, Inc.) has achieved its “Milestone Award” for getting more than 500 reviews with a 9.7 TrustScore (out of 10). Only 15 companies have achieved such a score in Harvard’s category.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Harvard

Elon: Tesla, SpaceX & the Quest for a Fantastic Future Monday, August 15, 2016

Elon Musk’s trajectory into the superstar entrepreneur spotlight has been relatively recent compared to Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. He was just ten years old when the PC was introduced into mainstream culture, but even at ten he showed unmistakable signs of greatness.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Is an LLC a corporation? What's the Difference? Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Why is Google a corporation and YouTube an LLC? Both, of course, chose Delaware as their corporate home, even though they are headquartered elsewhere. So why did Google choose to form as a corporation and YouTube as an LLC?... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

Non-Profit Corporation vs Public Benefit Corporation Monday, April 25, 2016

There are no owners nor shareholders in a non-profit but there are owners in a benefit corporation. A non-profit serves a public purpose & doesn't profit.... Continue Reading

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How to Find Angel Investors Tuesday, February 23, 2016

When you’re just starting out and looking for investors for your new company, forget the standard sources of capital; forget the banks; forget the Venture Capital firms; forget the finance companies; and forget the Small Business Association.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

What is a Delaware Statutory Trust? Monday, December 7, 2015

A Delaware statutory trust is a legal entity under Delaware law in which an owner’s creditor can’t take possession of any of the trust’s property. 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

Business Bank Account with Banking Resolutions Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Tips for opening a business bank account and a word about banking resolutions, from Harvard Business Services, Inc. | Form an LLC today... Continue Reading

Posted In: Business Strategies

Low vs. High Margin Businesses: Which Is Right for You? Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Future small business owners may want to consider the pros and cons of low vs. high margin businesses before forming a company. Here’s a breakdown.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

DE Franchise Tax Reminder Friday, December 19, 2014

Delaware LLC franchise tax is due June 1.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Franchise Tax