How does Gust Launch compare to
LegalZoom?

Only Gust Launch supports founders beyond incorporation with legal tools, honest advice, and true compassion to help your company succeed. Beyond incorporation, LegalZoom can provide you with templates when you need them (for an additional cost), but if you need guidance you’ll be on your own.
GUST LAUNCH
LEGALZOOM
Incorporation
Incorporation
$175/year
$329 + $139 DE state fee
Registered agent
Registered agent
$125/year
$249/year
Federal EIN
Federal EIN
Included
$159
Post-incorporation company setup
Post-incorporation company setup
Guided online setup
Templates only
Post-incorporation advice & support
Post-incorporation advice & support
Included
$40/month
Stock grant experience
Stock grant experience
Electronic
20 paper templates
Cap table software
Cap table software
Included
Board modifications
Board modifications
Included
Incorporation filing delay
Incorporation filing delay
None. Incorporate today!
Three weeks
Minimum total cost of company setup
Minimum total cost of company setup
$300/year
$876 first year, then $249/year

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Arun Siva
Gust Launch is a sleek product for any entrepreneurs looking to manage their governance, risk, and compliance.

I am very happy with their overall engagement with the entrepreneurs. The webinars from various service providers cut down the time an entrepreneur would spend to get the services.
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Chance Mayfield
I’d recommend Gust over and over. The product is amazing, the team is even better. I wouldn’t look anywhere else to incorporate, or to manage everything else we use Gust for.
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Sam Rystrom
Gust is simplifying and taking the friction out of early stage investing, all of which isGust Launch has felt like our own virtual startup advisor.

I originally began using Gust for the same reasons most people do: cap table management and incorporation. While managing both of those things with Gust Launch is a breeze, what I wasn’t expecting to find was the immense amount of digestible and actionable knowledge that Gust had to offer on nearly every startup-related obstacle that I would run into. good for emerging companies and our economy as a whole. The forms are top notch and are a perfect fit for start-ups and our growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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Kyle Jekielek
I absolutely love using Gust. If you're a founder or an entrepreneur, Gust is your single most valuable resource to getting started. I wish I discovered them earlier in my start-up journey, I would have saved a boatload of time and money. Gust's interface is clean and simple to use and the info they provide every step of the way really helps you get educated on best practices so you feel comfortable and understand what you're doing (for example, issuing stock grants to an advisor). All of this helps you get prepared so you have the best chance of raising money from investors.

The team at Gust has also been unbelievably helpful and generous with their time. Every single seminar they put on is easily digestible, information-packed, and has made me a better, more educated founder. They've even been generous with their time to help answer some complex questions we had about getting our cap table organized. Gust has been like an advisor to us, only better, because they don't ask to be on our cap table :)
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Ari Block
as a founder myself I created my business with gust. as a mentor for Techstars, and half a dozen other accelerators and entrepreneurial programs, I advise all my companies to use gust to create their entity. its simple Gust was built for growth startups who will seek investor funding and need equity agreements, NDA's, IP control, vesting, etc. if that's you it will cost you many thousands of dollars to work with lawyers a lot of heart ack and confusion or one significantly cheaper (10X), and an incredibly simple system to get all that done and more. Use gust to avoid the fuss!
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Jules Walters
We really felt that the Gust team was by our side as we worked through the various documents for our first C-corp. And when we had questions, they were super responsive and helpful. I highly recommend their platform and their people.
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Stephanie Houng
I love the simplicity of incorporating through Gust Launch, and their customer service is amazing. We needed to incorporate our startup immediately as we were already invoicing a big client. It was so easy, streamlined and fast. Once I entered my info, it took only 3 days—including the weekend!
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Syl Yip
Gust Launch was unbelievably helpful when we wanted to establish our startup. Their team goes above and beyond, and their platform makes incorporation and equity management extremely easy and straightforward.
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Brent Totty
I'm incredibly impressed with the communication and streamlining of processes through Gust Launch. As someone relatively new to entity formation and fundraising, I am supported in all ways to be successful. My company is treated like a top priority at all times which provides peace of mind as I focus on the other challenges of starting a business. I recommend this service to any other founder.
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Howard L. Morgan
The disruptively simple way to help serious founders prepare for growth, funding, and a successful exit. Gust Launch makes it easy to start and run a high-growth business by integrating world-class services with the click of a button.
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Aleksey Gurtovoy
Gust Launch is a superb product backed by a responsive, knowledgable support team.
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Daniel DeWolf
Gust is simplifying and taking the friction out of early stage investing, all of which is good for emerging companies and our economy as a whole. The forms are top notch and are a perfect fit for start-ups and our growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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Chris Gorges
I never thought filing for incorporation could actually be a pleasant experience, but incorporating my company with Gust Launch actually was. It was clean, simple, intuitive—and most importantly, quick. I work with startups every day, and I recommend Gust Launch to everyone who hasn't already incorporated.
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March Chadwick
Gust Launch is an amazing platform that helps founders understand their business.

Let’s start your company.