Corporate Evolution

 evol1 1600 British East India Company (EIC) was founded to burst into the corporation.
 evol2 1720 South Sea Bubble burst causing issuance of Bubble Act restricting formation of new corporations
 evol3 1855 Shareholders were awarded limited liability to protect their personal assets
 evol4 2015 According to Bloomberg corporations employ over 25 million people in US only
matreshka_corp_manager_ayellow 2016 Corparium is founded
8 Interesting Facts about Corporations

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