Why Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why Delaware?

Delaware is called the incorporation capital of the world. Here are some of the many reasons why.

  • Start-up costs for a Delaware LLC or corporation are among the lowest in the world.
  • Venture capitalists and angel investors typically prefer investing in Delaware companies
  • 65% of Fortune 500 companies and over half of all U.S. publicly traded companies are incorporated here.
  • Delaware has been ranked the #1 most corporate-friendly state in America for 10 years in a row.
  • Delaware's Court of Chancery maintains the most current corporate case law.
  • Owners of Delaware LLCs are not required to publicly list owners' or managers' identities.

Please read Why Incorporate in Delaware? for more detailed information

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There is 1 comment left for Why Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Miguel said: Saturday, July 8, 2017

I want to create a LLC in Delaweare, which Bank is better if I'm holding from BCN, Spain?

HBS Staff replied: Monday, July 10, 2017

We cannot suggest one bank or another, as each bank is different and has different requirements for business accounts. You may find more information here:


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