The HBS Blog

The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, startups, cryptocurrency, venture capitalism and general business topics.

Free Webinar: Understanding the Foreign Qualification Process By
Free Webinar: Understanding the Foreign Qualification Process
When a company is filed in one U.S. state but operates in others, the other states often require the company to apply as a foreign entity in order to comply with local business statutes. Typically, this involves an application and a fee, both of which vary from state to state... Read More
WDEL Radio Discusses Employee Benefits with Harvard Founder Rick Bell By
Company condo for employee getaways
With a company-owned condo overlooking the Chesapeake Bay in Crisfield, Maryland, the company is able to offer this unique perk to any of its employees looking for a peaceful, inexpensive (just a $45 cleaning fee) weekend retreat... Read More
Hague Convention Apostille Countries [Infographic] By
Hague Convention Apostille Countries
If you do business internationally, you may need to provide an Apostille document, which authenticates your formation documents | Why you need an apostille.. Read More
When Lawyers and Accountants Incorporate in Delaware By We like to learn how other experts approach our industry, so we asked around. Here's when lawyers and accountants incorporate in Delaware... Read More
Delaware LLC Privacy: What's on Public Record? By
delaware llc privacy
A Delaware LLC filed through a professional Registered Agent affords you the highest level of confidentiality. Only the company name and the name and address of the Registered Agent typically appear on the Certificate of Formation, along with the date of filing and the company file number... Read More
You Can Operate in Mississippi with a Delaware Company By
Mississippi, like many other states, will have an application process, a state fee, and will also require a Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware in order to foreign qualify to do business there. The approval time for Mississippi is often 5-15 business days... Read More
Where to Buy Stock in Private Tech Unicorns By
unicorn tech companies
Many tech startups are staying private for longer periods of time, as they require tremendous injections of cash over their extended phases of growth, but now you can buy stock in them... Read More
Are You Doing Business in Maine with a Delaware Company? By
Maine, like many other states, will have an application process, a state fee, and will also require a Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware in order to foreign qualify to do business there. The approval time for Mississippi is often 10-15 business days... Read More
Free Webinar: Understanding EIN and ITIN Numbers By
Webinar: Understanding EIN and ITIN
If you are planning to start a business in the U.S. and will be opening a U.S. Bank Account you will need to obtain a federal Tax ID (EIN). Think of the Tax ID as the Social Security Number (SSN) for your business. This will allow you to operate lawful business activities in the U.S., apply for loans, open a U.S. Bank Account and hire employees and much more... Read More
Convert an LLC or Corporation to a Delaware Company By
Convert your existing LLC or corporation to a Delaware company. We’ll assist you with the conversion filing and prepare and file a Delaware Certificate of Formation or Certificate of Incorporation with the state... Read More