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Nellie Akalp

CEO and Owner, CorpNet, Incorporated

Los Angeles

Nellie Akalp graduated magna cum laude from the University of La Verne, College of Law in 1999 where she obtained her Juris Doctorate Degree. She also served on the school's Law Review for three consecutive years. Mrs. Akalp brings significant experience to the legal document filing industry, having founded several document filing companies in the past, including her first business which was sold to Intuit back in 2005. Her past companies combined have been responsible for helping more than one hundred thousand Corporations and LLC's get their start.

Currently, Mrs. Akalp is the CEO & Founder of CorpNet, Incorporated, her second legal document filing service company based on the simple philosophy of truth in business and her sincere passion/desire to assist small business owners and entrepreneurs in America get their business off the ground in a fast, reliable, and affordable manner. Mrs. Akalp is responsible for overseeing and managing the daily operations of the business and frequently authors much of the content published at

In 2012, Mrs. Akalp was named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends. She contributes her expert blogging advice to readers at Mashable, Amex Open Forum, Small Business Trends, GalTime and more. Mrs. Akalp was recently featured in and appears regularly on the Fox Business Small Business Center segment sharing starting a business and incorporation tips.

Specialties: Online Start-Ups; Mergers and Acquisitions; Detailed knowledge of Incorporation/LLC formation filing, maintenecance & compliance requirements in all 50 states; Contract Negotiations, New Business Development; Operations Strategy and Management; Branding and Identity.

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