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Choosing Your Business Entity Type | Brian Fenske & Mark Hamrick

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

$10
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Join us on August 3 as Brian Fenske, a Partner of Norton Rose Fulbright, discusses the advantages, disadvantages, and details of different business entity types. Learn about different entity formations, and how to determine the best form for your company.

Who Should Attend

This presentation is geared towards early stage businesses that either have not yet done all of the corporate formalities of getting set up or aren’t sure if they have done them correctly. Generally, these businesses meet the following criteria:

  • B2B / B2C — Either
  • INDUSTRY — Any
  • BUSINESS MODEL — Any
  • PRODUCT TECH — Any
  • STAGE — Problem-Solution Fit (bootstrapped or F&F-funded, no product development); MVP (bootstrapped or F&F-funded, working prototype)
  • BUSINESS FUNCTION — Legal

What You’ll Walk Away With

  • When should you form an entity
  • What type of entity should you form
  • Differences in entity type
  • How likely financing paths impact entity choice
  • Ability to change entity forms later
  • When using cheap internet forms make sense to save cash
  • What other legal formalities do you need early on for your start-up
  • Typical/potential terms for agreements among founders

About the Speaker – Brian Fenske

Brian chairs the firm’s corporate, M&A and securities practices in Houston, Denver and Los Angeles and also co-chairs the US capital markets and securities practices. He has extensive experience in representing companies and entrepreneurs in start-up matters, venture capital and private equity financings, joint ventures, technology licenses, supply and distribution agreements, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance issues. He has been involved in the creation of more than 100 companies, more than 100 equity and debt offerings, and more than 200 M&A transactions. With over 4,000 lawyers globally, Norton Rose Fulbright is one of the largest law firms in the world.

About the Speaker – Mark Hamrick

Mark is younger, smarter, cheaper, and better looking than Brian.

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Houston, TX 77002 United States
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