Through our partnership with Startup School, you'll pay just $250 instead of our usual price of $500. You'll also get access to a startup toolkit and special offers on partner services.
We like investing in companies that have been established cleanly and professionally. Atlas is one of the very best ways to do that.
We’re delighted to be working with Stripe to make it easier for our international founders to spend more time working on their startup and less time on paperwork.
Atlas is what top-tier founders are using today.
Stripe Atlas is the easy button for forming a company.
I will use Atlas for my next company.
Company formation through Stripe Atlas is streamlining the shift toward remote work, helping founders all over the world participate in the opportunities abundant in Silicon Valley.
Atlas is the perfect way to graduate your project into a real company.
Get going in about 20 minutes
We guide you through the essentials and handle the rest. Fill out a bit of information, which takes about 20 minutes, and then we’ll begin creating the legal framework for your company.
Trusted by entrepreneurs in more than 140 countries
From New York to New Delhi, thousands of people have started their businesses with Stripe Atlas.
Hourspent headquarters is in Nigeria, but expanding our customer base internationally was our next step. Stripe Atlas was the all-in-one package we needed to form a US presence and grow the business internationally.
Stripe Atlas enabled CoinTracker to get incorporated super fast. More importantly, Stripe Atlas continues to provide invaluable startup resources: awesome Q&A opportunities with business leaders and a wonderful startup community. I would incorporate my next company with Atlas without a second thought.
Led by Madhuban Kumar, Metafused’s mission is to make data meaningful. Their product applies artificial intelligence to let users know what customers and prospects are going to do next.
From setting up the company to preparing for Y Combinator, Stripe Atlas has been helpful to Buy Me A Coffee every step of the way. Thanks to Stripe Atlas, we enabled frictionless payments to 25,000 creators in less than six months. I’m not sure we could have done this without them.
Started in Ghana, Tress is a social community for black women to discover and share hairstyle inspiration, information, and tips. Founders Priscilla Hazel, Esther Olatunde, and Cassandra Sarfo participated in Y Combinator’s Winter 2017 batch.
After setting up our corporation, Stripe Atlas has provided continual value to our team through the Stripe Atlas Community. They helped WorkClout get into YC by coaching us through the application and interview process—Stripe Atlas is truly an invaluable service to us.
Stripe Atlas made incorporating Cognition IP easy and fast. Using a tool built specifically to help small, but serious, tech companies gave me confidence. It felt great knowing I was building company foundations suitable for the tech industry and its investors, just by clicking a few buttons.
What’s the process?
With Stripe Atlas, your company can be set up within days. We help with all the paperwork.
Submit your application
Sign documents and access your bank account
Your company is formed in Delaware
Receive a tax ID number from the IRS
Set up your startup
Form a company with Stripe Atlas
We’ll guide you through what’s needed to set up your startup.
- Formation of a C Corporation in Delaware
- Delaware state filing fees ($189 fee included)
- Signed documents to establish company bylaws and protect IP
- Tool to issue stock to founders
- First year of registered agent fees
- Tax ID (EIN) filing
- Bank account opening
- Stripe Atlas Community membership
- Free templates for post-formation legal needs
setup feediscounted for applicants who apply through the Startup School partnership
Run your business
After you set up your company using Stripe Atlas, there are separate ongoing costs of running a company that we help you manage.
Key ongoing costs (not included in the setup fee)
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