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  • Difference between Holding Companies and Subsidiaries

    Difference between Holding Companies and Subsidiaries

    Within a holding company structure, there are two kinds of companies; the holding company (sometimes a parent company) and the subsidiary (often an operating company). Whilst both companies share some similarities, there are a number of differences between them. In this article, we explore some of these differences between holding companies and subsidiaries. What is […]

  • All you need to know about Trademark Registration in Nigeria

    All you need to know about Trademark Registration in Nigeria

    Ever wondered why Closeup, Oral B, and Maclean have different designs? It’s simply because, in a saturated market, each product must have a way of distinguishing itself from others. This distinction is made possible by the laws regulating trademarks. The law regulating trademark registration in Nigeria is called the Trade Marks Act, and it provides […]

  • Difference between a Business name and a Limited Company

    Difference between a Business name and a Limited Company

    When an individual sets out to carry on business, the law provides several ‘vehicles’ for such a person to effectively do business. This could take the form of a sole proprietorship (without a business name), a business name, a company or a partnership. In this article, we examine two of these vehicles, business name and […]

  • C-Corp or LLC; Choosing the right structure

    C-Corp or LLC; Choosing the right structure

    If you’re registering a company in the USA, you probably had to decide whether you should incorporate a C-Corp or LLC. Here’s a quick guide to help you choose. What is a C-Corporation? C-Corp is preferable for raising investment or having plans to go public. It is a company taxed separately from its owners. C-Corps […]

  • Why Incorporate in Delaware as a Foreigner

    Why Incorporate in Delaware as a Foreigner

    If you’ve ever wondered why Delaware is a great option for registering startups and businesses, then this guide is for you. In this article, we answer the question: “Why Incorporate in Delaware as a foreigner?” Why incorporate in Delaware as a Foreigner? Delaware is a state in the US that has positioned itself as an […]

  • How to set up a Holding Company; U.S Holdco & African subsidiary on Norebase

    How to set up a Holding Company; U.S Holdco & African subsidiary on Norebase

    In the course of registering a business, especially when you are expanding to another country, you would no doubt have come across the words “Holding company” and “Subsidiaries” during your research. However, before we get into how you can register a U.S Holdco and African subsidiary, let’s talk you through what these terms mean. What […]

  • Building the Borderless

    Building the Borderless

    It is no secret; building a successful business is accelerated by two factors — access to a large market (usually driven by a strong and growing middle class) and predictable rules. When African businesses try to expand into other African countries to access broader markets, they quickly discover a business landscape that is confusing, unpredictable […]

  • Incorporating your company in Kenya; A guide

    Incorporating your company in Kenya; A guide

    Excellence in long-distance races is one of Kenya’s major exports, and now, the country should be going for gold in the race to be your next target market. Other than the amazing wildlife, Kenya has created an environment that is ripe for investment. Before we delve into the steps for registering your company in Kenya, […]

  • Why you need to Incorporate your company

    Why you need to Incorporate your company

    “It’s not just about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” — Scott Belsky Every successful company today was once an idea. Of course, your brand or business also started as one, but the question is, “What distinguishes your idea from an established business?” — It’s the sum of things you do to make it happen.  […]

  • Introducing: U.S Incorporation on Norebase

    Introducing: U.S Incorporation on Norebase

    Our mission at Norebase is to provide the single digital infrastructure for you and your business to start, operate, and scale in any African country without ever bothering about the legal complexities and paperwork. However, many entrepreneurs and innovators need U.S. entities to serve as parent entities for their start-ups, to access international markets, and […]