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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 165 startups. We love what we do! Working with so many startups helps us learn faster and spot trends in the startup ecosystem earlier. This blog shares our insights with the entire startup community. Let’s be successful together!


IRS Audits and Startups

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 Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

What can I do to make sure that I am prepared for an IRS audit? Ultimately, how can I make sure that I don't get it to an IRS audit situation?

Startup's Due Diligence Information Venture Lenders Ask For

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 Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

The first thing they're going to ask for is your historical financials.

The punch line here is that every single account on the balance sheet needs to be reconciled, not just the bank and the credit cards.

Financial Modeling Basics for Startups

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 Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

There are really five things. First of which, you do need three years worth of projections.

Best Systems for Paying your Startup's International Contractors

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 Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

We typically recommend Bill.com, but they don't do the international.

Warrant Coverage Venture Loans

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 Posted on Thu, 09 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

The rationale for a warrant coverage or a little bit of equity upside for the lender is that they're taking a lot of risk here.

Why Do Startups Take Venture Debt?

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 Posted on Thu, 09 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

At Kruze Consulting, we get tons of questions about venture debt. Should a startup take it? Is it good for the startup?

Investor Abandonment Clause on Venture Debt

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 Posted on Thu, 09 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

We're mainly referring to investor abandonment and venture debt term sheets.

Why Should Startups Use Bill.com

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 Posted on Thu, 09 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

There are really three main reasons why you absolutely want to be using Bill.com.

Learn how Startups can track and calculate customer acquisition costs in Quickbooks Online.

Bookings vs Revenue

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 Posted on Wed, 25 Oct 2017 by lucilaromero

At Kruze Consulting, we get tons of questions about the difference between bookings and revenue.

What Startup Systems to Set Up

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 Posted on Wed, 25 Oct 2017 by lucilaromero

We help venture back startups with everything from accounting, finance, tax, and HR. One of the biggest questions that we get from our new founders is what systems they should set up.

2017 Startup Tax Compliance Calendar

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 Posted on Sun, 15 Jan 2017 by tatianamarin

It's 2017 and time to start Tax Planning for your Startup! Don't worry, we've done all the work for you by creating customized 2017 Startup Tax Compliance Calendars for Startups based in San Francisco, New York, Palo Alto and Santa Monica.

2016 Tax Compliance Calendar for Start Ups

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 Posted on Fri, 08 Jan 2016 by scottorn

Happy New Year StartUps! Concerned about your 2016 Tax Deadlines? We've done the work for you with this complete 2016 Tax Compliance Calendar.

Every week, our startup founders ask us what they should do with the millions in funding they’ve received from their latest venture capital round. Should they invest it, and where? What banks have the highest yields on savings accounts? How can we put this money to work for our company?