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Vanessa Kruze

Vanessa Kruze, CPA

Kruze Consulting Startup Accounting & Tax Specialists in Austin

Kruze Consulting has provided accounting and financial services for 200+ fast-growing Seed, Series A, and Series B companies in Austin, California, New York, and beyond. Our clients have raised seed and venture funding from some of the best venture capital funds in the world, including ones based in Texas and Austin (as well as Silicon Valley).

Vanessa Kruze, Founder & CEO, is an expert CPA, Deloitte Tax alumni, and former Controller of a fast-growing, funded startup. She leads the firm’s efforts in delivering high-quality bookkeeping services and tax advice. Scott Orn, Kruze COO, is a Kellogg MBA, former VC Partner, and Investment Banker who helps clients strategize for their fund raises. Healy Jones, our VP of FP&A, is a former VC and operating executive and the one responsible for helping our clients prepare all their financial models and budgets to help raise funding or manage their board of directors (and cash burn!).

  • Interim CFO and outsourced CFO services
  • Bookkeeping Services
  • Startup Annual Taxes - federal and Texas
  • R&D tax credits
  • Payroll and payroll taxes
  • Human Resources system setup and management
  • Financial Modeling and Reporting, including budgeting and projections for capital raising
  • 409A Valuations

Early-stage companies in Austin deserve the same level of accounting advice as startups in Silicon Valley and NYC. Get prepared for your next VC round and have your accounting and finance reports ready. Learn why Kruze Consulting has been named as one of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Inc 5000 list - and why Our clients have raised over $5.5 billion in VC funding! Talk to us now. 

We have now offices in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Santa Monica and Los Angeles, New York, and Austin.

Why is Kruze one of the top startup accountants in Austin?

Because Austin is one of the top startup centers in the world - and Kruze is one of the leading accounting firms to VC-backed startups in the United States. Kruze’s team is highly experienced helping seed and VC-backed companies navigate Texas and Austin level tax and compliance issues. With CPAs and accountants in Austin, Texas and Silicon Valley, we’ve got the expertise your startup needs to get ready for that next round of VC funding or big M&A exit.

As PitchBook reported, Austin continues to grow as a center for venture capital funded startups, which is why Kruze has aggressively expanded in Austin and throughout Texas. With bigger and bigger levels of capital raised at increasingly richer valuations, the Austin startup scene needs high-touch, highly-responsive accountants like the team at Kruze.

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Our Services


Interim CFO

Human Resources

Financial Modeling

Tax Audit

Best Practices

Reg CF Review Practices

R&D Tax Credits

409A Valuation

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Kruze Consulting Austin
10900 Research Blvd Ste 160c-3024
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 488-1540


Accounting, Finance,
Tax & HR for Startups

Consulting, Tax and Valuation Prices

Competitively priced for high-growth companies

See our monthly pricing plans

Financial Consulting

Staff Accountant $85
Senior Staff Accountant $110
Controller $140
Junior Financial Modeling $175
Financial Modeling $400
Venture Debt $400
CFO $350
Tax Advisory $395

Startup 409A Valuation

Seed $2,000
Seed A $2,500
Seed B $3,000
Seed C $3,500

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About Us

A CPA Firm Specialized in Startup Accounting & Finance

A CPA Firm Specialized in Startup Accounting & Finance

Startups are our niche, and our passion. Our clients have raised over $5.5 billion in venture capital financing. We are one of only a few outsourced accounting firms that specialize in funded early-stage companies - we only offer financial and tax services to fast growing startups in the Seed, Series A, Series B and Series C stages.

The Right Accounting Partner for Your Startup’s Next Round

The Right Accounting Partner for Your Startup’s Next Round

We know how to de-risk your startup’s next venture capital round. Our team makes sure you are ready to fly through your next VC’s accounting, HR and tax due diligence. And when you use us as your bookkeeper, we set up and keep up-to-date a due diligence folder so you can get that next round of fundraising.

A Leader in Cloud Accounting Software

A Leader in Cloud Accounting Software

Our practice is built on best of breed cloud accounting software like QuickBooks, Xero, Netsuite, Gusto, Zenefits, Expensify, Avalara, Brex iand Technology makes us more efficient, saving our clients money and letting us offer higher value services like FP&A modeling, 409A valuation and venture debt consulting. Startups deserve to work with CPAs using modern software.

Trusted by Top Venture Investors

Trusted by Top Venture Investors

Top angel investors and VCs refer Kruze because they trust us to give the right advice. Our clients are portfolio companies of top technology and Silicon Valley investors, including Y-Combinator, Kleiner, Sequoia, Khsola, Launch, Techstars and more. With us, your books and taxes are in order when it’s time to raise another round of venture financing.

What types of startups does Kruze Consulting usually work with?

What types of startups does Kruze Consulting usually work with?

Kruze Consulting works with a variety of funded Delaware C-Corps, but the majority of our companies have secured Seed, Series A, Series B and Series C. We look to partner with our clients, going beyond the typical outsourced accounting relationship and seeking to provide a higher level advisory role. We feel honored to be a part of making the world a better place, even if it’s one debit and credit at a time.

Accounting, Finance, Taxes, & Payroll all in one solution

Accounting, Finance, Taxes, & Payroll all in one solution

Startup CFO services, startup accounting and bookkeeping services, startup annual taxes, expense reports, payroll, benefits: we've got you covered. Our software provides custom tailored dashboards that can be provided weekly or monthly, depending on your preference and plan. Founders are often so busy building their company that they don’t have time to take care of their finances. Traditionally, these companies have had to work with a basket of people to get their work done, including bookkeepers, accountants, AP clerks, CFOs, consultants, and tax accountants. At Kruze Consulting, our founders have one point person, saving time and money.

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