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.

What Is the Role of Officers in a Delaware Corporation? By
What do Officers in a Delaware Corporation do
Delaware law mandates that an officer of the corporation must be an individual and cannot be another entity; however, Delaware does not have restrictions in place about who can serve as an officer in a corporation... Read More
Disadvantages and Hidden Costs of the Sole Proprietorship By
disadvantages to a sole proprietorship
Typically, a sole proprietorship makes you personally liable for all of your business debts and gets taxed at the personal (not corporate) tax rate. That's not all... Read More
Should You Reserve a Company Name in Delaware? By
should I reserve a company name
In most cases, a name reservation is not necessary and can actually delay the process and incur additional expenses. However, there are some scenarios where a name reservation would make sense... Read More
The Marijuana Industry Continues to Grow By
Marijuana industry continues to grow
The marijuana market is among the fastest growing industries in the US. Medical marijuana is booming and recreational legalization isn’t far behind, with several states already ahead of the game. As a result, more and more clients are forming Delaware companies to take advantage of this expanding industry... Read More
Facebook is a Delaware Corporation By
Facebook is a Delaware company
Learn about Facebook's historical value, their 2012 IPO, and how being a Delaware company enabled Mark Zuckerberg to retain his control of the company while issuing shares to the public... Read More
Delaware 2019 Swimming with the Sharks Pitch Competition By
Taking place on November 1, 2019, the event gives three entrepreneurs the opportunity, Shark Tank-style, to impress a panel of judges with their startup concept. The winner will receive a prize package headlined by a $10,000 check. However, there are a few steps to take before the prize is within reach... Read More
Delaware Companies for International Business Owners By
international business owner incorporate in delaware
Here’s how international business owners who live anywhere in the world can easily form a Delaware company... Read More
Delaware SOS Will Now Charge $50 for Amended Annual Reports By
In the past, the state has allowed amended Annual Reports to be filed at no additional charge. However, starting September 1, 2019, the Delaware Secretary of State will impose a $50 fee for every amended Annual Report that is filed ($25 for an exempt company)... Read More
Free Webinar: Creating an LLC Operating Agreement By
Free Webinar: Creating an LLC Operating Agreement
On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 2:00 PM EST, Harvard Business Services, Inc. is hosting a live webinar to discuss creating an operating agreement for a Delaware limited liability company... Read More
Delaware Guidelines Regarding Entity Names Continue to Evolve By When naming your new company, you create the foundation of your brand identity. The company name will also need to meet the standards of Delaware Law during the approval process and not mislead the public in regards to the nature of business of the entity... Read More