How do I make my startup a public benefit corporation?

In Delaware, a corporation can make an election to become a public benefit corporation.

If You Are Forming a New Delaware C Corporation

If you are forming a new Delaware corporation, you can easily form a new public benefit corporation on Clerky.

Sign up for a Clerky account.
After you set up your Clerky account, log in.
Select Delaware Public Benefit C Corporation from the menu.

Delaware Public Benefit C Corporation menu item

Once you've read through the How to Avoid Making Mistakes section, click Start Document Set.

Start Document Set button

If You Already Have an Existing Entity

If you already have an existing entity, you should consult a high quality startup attorney on how to make a valid election to become a Delaware public benefit corporation. If you need help finding one, please feel to reach out - we'd be happy to see if we can find one from our personal networks to help.

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