Why Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By HBS Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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

Disclaimer

THE AUTHOR OF THIS BLOG ARTICLE IS NOT A LAWYER AND HARVARD BUSINESS SERVICES, INC. IS NOT A LAW FIRM. THE ARTICLE ABOVE IS NOT INTENDED AS LEGAL ADVICE AND SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN AS LEGAL ADVICE. THIS SHORT ARTICLE IS STRICTLY TO MENTION SOME ASPECTS OF DELAWARE’S CORPORATION LAWS AND/OR LAWS RELATING TO OTHER FORMS OF ENTITIES WHICH YOU MAY NOT BE FAMILIAR WITH. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH A LAWYER BEFORE FORMULATING A STRATEGY WHICH WILL BE SUITABLE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC CASE.

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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:

https://www.delawareinc.com/before-forming-your-company/Delaware-company-formations-for-non-residents/

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