Stripe Atlas makes it easy to start a business: it’s a tool that helps you form a company, open a bank account, and handle other paperwork, available to entrepreneurs everywhere.
YC Startup School students can get a 50% discount on Stripe Atlas: you’ll pay just $250 if you apply by November 1, 2018. And you’ll pay no fees on the next $5,000 you process with Stripe.
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Everything you need to start an internet business. Fill out a simple form and we help handle the rest.
Choose a Stripe Atlas entity
We offer different legal structures for different types of businesses. Learn more about a few key considerations for each:
Run your business
The paperwork for starting a business doesn’t stop with company formation. Stripe Atlas helps you handle ongoing obligations to run your company.
Atlas could let start-up founders sidestep some of the bureaucratic hurdles that often hamper building a new business.
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 makes it easy to start your company the right way. We counsel high growth companies in 35 countries and are excited to share our startup templates and knowledge with Atlas users.
Navigating accounting and tax matters is critical to the health of any new company. PwC and Atlas offer guidance on these topics to Atlas entrepreneurs to help them succeed.
Trusted by entrepreneurs everywhere
From San Francisco to Sri Lanka, thousands of entrepreneurs in 120 countries have used Stripe Atlas to get their businesses off the ground.
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.
Zach Holman, one of the first engineers at GitHub, is building During, a calendar that helps you plan and collaborate on everything that needs doing.
Iris is your modern day emergency alert for mobile, founded by Cat Noone in NYC. Iris provides hospital detection, a digital health card and rapid alerts to your loved ones in the critical moment when you need it most.
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.
Pasilobus builds apps and e-commerce solutions for clients on Shopify. The company is headquartered in St Louis and has employees around the world.
Zumrod is an e-commerce platform that supplies health and beauty products to women in the Arab World. Co-founder Said Hassan also leads Gaza Sky Geeks, the first startup accelerator in the Gaza Strip.
Join the Stripe Atlas Community
Stripe Atlas members join a global community of entrepreneurs and experts.
Connect with founders
Meet up with entrepreneurs who live near you and chat online with others in your industry.
Learn from experts
Take part in exclusive Q&As with investors, marketers, and industry leaders every week.
Get practical advice
Get feedback on your pitch, marketing copy, and pricing from other founders.
How long does it take?
With Stripe Atlas, your company can be set up within days. We help with all the paperwork.
Submit your application
Sign documents and access bank account
Company formed in Delaware
Receive a tax ID number from IRS
The simplest way to get started
Get started with Stripe Atlas
Stripe Atlas helps you take key steps to start an internet business—all for one simple fee.
- Formation of a Stripe Atlas LLC or C Corporation in Delaware
- Delaware state filing fees ($189 fee included)
- Signed documents to establish company rules and protect IP
- Tool to issue stock to founders (for C Corporation)
- First year of registered agent fees
- Tax ID (EIN) filing
- Bank account opening
- Access to the Stripe Atlas Community
- Free templates for post-formation legal needs
one-time feediscounted for YC Startup School students who submit applications by November 1
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.