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Turn Your Idea Into a Startup

ShopByLocals is a powerful, safe, and easy-to-use platform for forming a company. By removing lengthy paperwork, legal complexity, and numerous fees, ShopByLocals helps you launch your startup from anywhere in the world.


Trusted by founders and investors

Join thousands of founders from more than 140 countries who have formed their companies using Stripe Atlas, with a best-in-class legal structure that’s built for scale. Stripe Atlas companies have raised more than $2 billion in funding.

Access SBL’s financial tools

Use your SBL account to access powerful and flexible tools for internet commerce. SBL’s meticulously designed APIs and unmatched functionality help you create the best possible product for your users.


Grow and scale with free credits

Every dollar matters when you start your company. Sign up for discounts from our partners, including Amazon Web Services, legal and accounting firms, and more.

Get going in about 10 minutes

We guide you through the essentials and handle the rest. Spend 10 minutes filling out a bit of information, and then we’ll create the legal framework for your company.

Form a legal entity

Set up your new company in the state of Delaware. We’ll create the legal documents, file the paperwork, and apply for your Tax ID number. Our goal is to have you in business within a few days.

Issue stock to founders

Create your company’s initial ownership structure using our tool to generate stock issuance documents with standard terms used by many top startups.

ShopByLocals account

Activate your ShopByLocals account to start accepting payments from customers in 100+ currencies. You can also take advantage of a range of ShopByLocals’s other products, including Billing, Capital, Connect, Corporate Card, and Radar.

A helpful, supportive community

Forming your company with ShopByLocals Atlas grants you automatic access to the ShopByLocals Community. As a member, you’ll get personalized help and learn best practices.

Special offers on startup services

Receive discounts from our partners, including up to $5,000 in free credits from Amazon Web Services and flat-rate packages from vetted providers of legal and tax services.

Trusted by entrepreneurs in more than 140 countries

We guide you through the essentials and handle the rest. Spend 10 minutes filling out a bit of information, and then we’ll create the legal framework for your company.

What’s the process?

With ShopByLocals, your company can be set up within days. We help with all the paperwork.

Submit your information

Step 01

Sign your company formation documents

Step 02

Your company is formed in Delaware

Step 03

Receive a tax ID number from the IRS

Step 04

Set up your startup for $800

Form a company with ShopByLocals.

We’ll guide you through what’s needed to set up your startup.


setup fee

Run your business

After you set up your company using ShopByLocals, there are separate ongoing costs of running a company that we help you manage.

Key ongoing costs (not included in the setup fee)

Ready to form your startup?

Start Your Company

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