Accounting, Finance, HR and Tax for Startups
Hi! I'm Vanessa Kruze, CPA and I founded Kruze Consulting in 2012. Our firm handles all things Accounting, Finance, HR and Tax for over 700 startups. Follow Kruze Consulting on Twitter to keep up with all of our blog posts, videos and podcasts.
Fund reserves are a hotly discussed issue at the moment because the NASDAQ has fluctuated quite a bit recently.
A lot of startups are finding that, with interest rates going up, they have the opportunity to work with a cash management specialist who can then get them into very safe Treasury and corporate bonds, even packages or bundles of bonds.
Insured Cash Sweep (ICS) accounts have been around for a while, but the recent Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) crisis has made a lot of founders look more closely at this banking option for their startups.
In the wake of the SVB crisis, founders who work with us are asking about ways to protect the full amount of their venture funding, since the FDIC insurance limit is $250,000 per depositor.
Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) had a liquidity/solvency crisis in the middle of March 2023, and was taken over by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
In the wake of the SVB crisis, startup founders with millions of dollars in VC funding are looking for FDIC coverage over $250,000. Here is how to try to get it.
One fairly complicated question we encounter is “Do investors have to pay capital gains taxes each time the valuation of a company goes up when, at the same time, the company’s SAFE notes have been converted to equity but have not been sold?”
Moving bank accounts has more moving parts that you’d think. Here is a checklist to help.
Post meta Professional employer organizations (PEOs) can be very helpful to startup companies. But there is one major drawback to using a PEO for payroll and benefits.
We’ve helped clients raise over $12 billion in VC funding - here are some of the best pitch deck templates on the internet right now, plus links to two free templates you can get for free.
Venture capital is getting more difficult to obtain in today’s market. So how do SaaS founders know when they should tighten their belts and be more efficient with capital?
Remote companies are becoming more common. Forbes notes a study from Ladder that says by 25% of professional jobs were remote by the end of 2022, and that’s projected to increase.
If you’re a startup, money is often tight – you want to get the most you can out of your venture capital.
Airbase is a leader for expense management tools in the startup world, and provide pre-funded cards for fast growing startups.
Making reports to your startup’s board of directors is a fundamental part of a CEO/founder’s duties Communicating regularly with the board helps you maintain transparency, and lets you take advantage of the board’s contacts and experience.
Startup CEO Salary Calculator
US Based Companies that have raised under $100M
Pre-Seed Funding + Top 20 Funds
Accounts Receivable Loans
What is the 2% and 20% VC fee structure?
How much does a 409A valuation cost?
What are Your VC’s Return Expectations Depending on the Stage of Investment?
How much can your startup save in payroll taxes?
Estimate your R&D tax credit using our free calculator.r&d tax calculator
Signup for our newsletter