Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Entrepreneurs & Startups category: Here you will find a variety of blog posts about business topics related to your new company and challenges new business owners face.

When Do You Need a Business License for Your Company? By HBS Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Do I need a business licenseNo 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)... Read More
6 Benefits of Registering Your Trademark By Brett Melson Tuesday, September 8, 2020 should I register my trademarkA trademark is typically the business name or company logo; it is important to have a unique, memorable name or emblem so your customers can easily identify your business amongst your competitors... Read More
Samantha Nielsen, 2020 Student Entrepreneur Scholarship Winner By Michael Kupfer Monday, August 24, 2020 The winning idea is a non-profit enterprise focused on individualized learning through the use of study coaches. In particular, the business would seek to address the lack of resources typically available to “neurodivergent” students – that is, those who do simply do not learn as well as others through the standard tools and formats... Read More
Is Venture Capital Right for Your Business? By Gregg Schoenberg Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Venture capitalists invest money into young businesses in exchange for an ownership stake and usually invest on behalf of a pool of investors... Read More
What Is Sunbiz.org? By Justin Damiani Monday, August 17, 2020 Similar to the Division of Corporations in Delaware, SunBiz is the website for the official Florida Division of Corporations. People use this website to get information and file documents directly with the State of Florida... Read More
Finding a Tax Professional for Your Business By Justin Damiani Monday, August 3, 2020 It’s important to note that a tax professional your company decides to work with does not have to be located inside Delaware. Whether your company decides to consult with an accountant or tax expert is entirely an internal decision... Read More
Delaware Eases Conversion to a Public Benefit Corporation By Jarrod Melson Monday, July 27, 2020 This post describes the amended provisions of Delaware Corporate Law relating to the conversion of a corporation to a public benefit corporation. The Amendment removed or amended two of the biggest roadblocks to such a conversion... Read More
When Is a “Doing Business As” Name Required? By Brett Melson Monday, July 13, 2020 When a company executes contracts or otherwise acts in a legal capacity under a different name, a DBA is appropriate. Alternatively, abbreviating Brett’s Diner LLC as “Brett’s” on flyers and in marketing materials should not typically raise an issue... Read More
Why Aren’t There Any Free Company Registration Services? By Justin Damiani Monday, June 1, 2020 When beginning the formation process to form a new Delaware company, it’s important to note that there are always state-imposed registration fees involved with the registration of a Delaware company, so the process cannot be completed for free... Read More
How to Protect Your App Idea Legally By Michael Kupfer Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Right now is a great time to build an app. The average mobile user uses 9 apps every day, and 30 apps in a month. You have a great chance to build an app that’s useful and profitable... Read More