What Form of Business?

I get asked this question all the time, and here’s a great infographic from Business.com talking about the various forms of incorporation. I’m not a lawyer, but there are tons of great firms in town that specialize in tech startups.

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About Bryan Menell

Bryan is the Managing Editor for AustinStartup and the CEO of Mahana. He is a co-founder of Capital Factory, an investor and advisor, and runs the popular Austin Tech Happy Hour with his wife.


  1. Jim Howard says:

    There is a lot to think about beyond just making it hard to be sued.

    Don’t forget the tax implications! Not all lawyers are really up to speed on tax issues.

    Think about if and how you want to transfer equity to investors and /or employees. Some forms are better than others for this purpose.