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 Is a “Doing Business As” Name Required? By Brett Melson Tuesday, May 31, 2022 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
Do I Need a Business License for My Company? By HBS Monday, May 30, 2022 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
How to Protect Your App Idea Legally By HBS Monday, May 23, 2022 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
Drop shipping for your Delaware Company By Justin Damiani Tuesday, March 29, 2022 DropshippingAt Harvard Business Services, Inc. (HBS), a growing number of our clients are forming new Delaware companies for the purpose of creating an ecommerce platform that uses drop shipping as its method. A retail business that does not keep the products it sells in stock, drop shipping companies are popular among both our domestic and non-U.S. clients. With a wide range of products, drop shipping companies have significant advantages in the long run... Read More
What is a Micro Business? By Jeff Winslow Monday, January 31, 2022 Similar to a small business, a micro business is a perfect option for a solopreneur who is a freelancer or independent contractor... Read More
Comparing Registered Agents in 2022 By Jeff Winslow Tuesday, January 18, 2022 There are numerous benefits and cost savings by choosing Harvard Business Services, Inc. as your Delaware registered agent. To start, Harvard Business Services, Inc. offers the lowest Registered Agent Fee in the industry... Read More
Using your Delaware Company with PayPal By Justin Damiani Monday, October 18, 2021 paypalAt Harvard Business Services, Inc., we can support clients to set up bank accounts or create a PayPal account in several ways. We are happy to help you obtain and provide important information that may be required to open an account with a provider. These include approved Delaware formation documents and an EIN (Federal Tax ID Number). We also provide templates for commonly required documents such as an Operating Agreement or Bylaws template... Read More
Business Resources for Women By HBS Tuesday, October 12, 2021 business resources for womenTwo steps forward, one step back: this adage can describe most social, political, economic, educational and business advances by women... Read More
Turn Your Passions into a Paycheck By Jeff Winslow Monday, October 11, 2021 passion to paycheckWhether you are fully employed or feel underemployed, you may be willing to join the Great Resignation Movement of 2021, but where will that take you? 2022 can be your year to turn the dream of being your own boss into a reality... Read More
EIN Responsible Party for a Business Entity By HBS Tuesday, October 5, 2021 responsble party for an einTo 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... Read More