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One of the first and most important tax-driven decisions a founder must make is the type of entity in which to house his or her venture. Though much ink has been spilled over the pros and cons of choosing a corporation versus a limited liability company, or LLC, one thing is certain: most folks understand corporations better than LLCs. And who could blame them? LLCs can be complicated entities – so flexible that they often seem downright weird. As a result, even when a founder decides that an LLC is the right fit, it is often structured to look as much like a corporation as possible. We denote membership interest as stock-like units, we view boards of managers simply as directors by another name, and yes, we sometimes even issue options to employees.

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With an eye toward addressing the escalating need for providing temporary shelter worldwide for those adversely affected by disaster, the founders of Visible Good set out to create a shelter specifically for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.

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Emmy award-winning iZotope provides audio processing software that allows record producers, artists, and sound engineers to filter out imperfections in sound or to add effects.

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