O'Reilly logo

Technology Entrepreneurship by Michael A. Lechter, Robert A. Hisrich, Thomas N. Duening

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 4. Legal Structure and Equity Distribution
After studying this chapter, students should be able to:
▪ Examine a business as a distinct and separate entity from participants in the enterprise
▪ Understand the role of co-venturers in a business
▪ Define “limited liability”
▪ Differentiate between various forms of legal entity for structuring a business
▪ Describe the formalities of maintaining a limited liability status
▪ Characterize the nature of equity interest and its various forms
▪ Understand distribution of equity interest among founders of a venture
▪ Appreciate the role of employee stock options
Tech Venture Insight

Choice of Wrong Legal Structure Endangers Financial Health

A case that illustrates the distinction between limited and unlimited ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required