Incorporating your startup is a necessary and critical piece in your company’s evolution. Forming a C-Corp is recommended for those who plan to raise capital from outside investment. While incorporation details vary from country to country and state to state, this guide outlines the steps if the founder is a US citizen incorporating a US business.

Why should I incorporate?

When should I incorporate?

What are the pros and cons of incorporating early?

What type of entity should I choose?

Where do most companies incorporate?

Where should I incorporate?

How do I create a Founder’s Agreement?

How do I incorporate?

Steps to Form a C-Corp (Name, Registered Agent, Directors, etc.)

What other corporate items do I need?

What is qualified small business stock (QSBS)?