Company: MyCorporation, Calabasas, CA U.S.A.
Company Description: MyCorporation, the online legal filing service for entrepreneurs, is the quickest and easiest way to form a corporation or LLC. MyCorporation also provides Registered Agent, DBA, and Trademark & Copyright filing services, making business maintenance effortless.
Nomination Category: Company/Organization Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Best Overall Company of the Year – Service Businesses – up to 100 Employees
Nomination Title: MyCorporation
Describe for the judges the activities and accomplishments of the nominated company during the eligibility period (up to 500 words):
Founded in 1998, MyCorporation is a leader in online legal filings for entrepreneurs and small to mid-sized businesses, providing corporate start-up bundles that include 50-state walk-in service for Articles of Incorporation filings, registered agent, DBA, Trademark & Copyright filing services. Incorporating or forming a business provides for extensive tax savings, personal liability protection and a level of legitimacy, with MyCorporation there every step of the way helping entrepreneurs to understand the LLC process. MyCorporation is also a long-term partner for a business, offering products that help customers protect and maintain the legitimacy of their businesses throughout the business lifecycle. As a small company, MyCorporation understands that the employees keep the company successful and provide extensive employee benefits and activities to establish high employee morale and engage those within the company. In this year alone, MyCorporation went from having 10 employees to 30- all in a down economy.
MyCorporation also gives back to charities and universities within the greater Los Angeles area and also provides multiple “free incorporation package” offers throughout the year. MyCorporation recently expanded its services out to Canada with a Canadian partnership and teamed up with former professional NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton to create corporation.com which specializes in offering“business in a box” packages for small businesses to sign up and get their company started with. Always working to exceed the expectations of our customers, MyCorporation also recently acquired a social media department to blog, Tweet, and post news on the Facebook fan page of all the latest news and tips for those creating and working with small businesses to check out.
List the URLs (web addresses) of any online news stories, press releases, or other documents that you would like the judges to see that support your entry. IMPORTANT: List each URL on a separate line, begin each URL with http://, and enclose each URL in square brackets. For example, [http://www.yourcompany.com/pressrelease.html]:
American Express OPEN Forum http://bit.ly/ik18e9
HuffPost Business http://huff.to/dUvjsB
FOX Business http://fxn.ws/iQnwgx
Wall Street Journal http://on.wsj.com/meLPo4
CBS Los Angeles http://cbsloc.al/ew2okS
Business Insider http://read.bi/iWkDfB
Provide a brief biography of the person or persons who lead the nominated company (up to 100 words):
Deborah Sweeney is the CEO of MyCorporation. After graduating with a JD/MBA from Pepperdine University, she became a partner in a Los Angeles-based law firm practicing in the areas of corporate and intellectual property law. Ms. Sweeney then became in-house counsel at MyCorporation Business Services, Inc. Shortly thereafter, Deborah supported the company during the acquisition by Intuit and became the general manager of MyCorporation, managing the overall business operations. After five years of Intuit’s ownership, Ms. Sweeney negotiated the purchase of MyCorporation from Intuit. Ms. Sweeney and her husband now own MyCorporation, while maintaining a strong strategic partnership with Intuit.
Choose one (even if both apply):
The CEO (or other principal manager) of this company is a woman, and at least 40% of the management team is comprised of women.