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Support a non-profit dedicated to humanitarian action and community development through open mapping by providing a consultation on establishing a hybrid entity.
HOT runs community programs, but also develops software applications that enable mapping. They were recently approached by a potential investor. In order to accept the funds, they would need to set up a for-profit entity. The HOT team is now seeking a consultation, to discuss the possibility of setting up a hybrid structure. They would like to explore options and better understand what it would look like for their organization (e.g., consider what structure works best and where their IP and other services would sit). They are particularly concerned about any tax implications, and implications for their international affiliate offices.