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What should I keep my company's accountant abreast of?

What should I keep my company's accountant abreast of?
Posted on Mon, 24 August 2020 by vanessa kruze

Vanessa Kruze, CPA, explains the five key things that you should keep your accountant up to date about every month, to avoid wasting time and money.

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Best Shopify Apps

Best Shopify Apps
Posted on Tue, 18 August 2020 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, lists the best apps for your Shopify software stack and explains, whilst Shopify is the best, the benefits of each one.

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Top three negatives that employees feel about their bosses

Top three negatives that employees feel about their bosses
Posted on Thu, 30 July 2020 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, discusses the top three negatives that employees can feel about their bosses and how Kruze has adapted.

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Understanding VC’s thought process during the COVID crisis

Understanding VC’s thought process during the COVID crisis
Posted on Mon, 29 June 2020 by healy jones

The COVID crisis has dramatically slowed down early-stage venture activity.

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Leading ScaleFactor Alternative

Leading ScaleFactor Alternative
Posted on Tue, 23 June 2020 by healy jones

Kruze Consulting is a leading alternative to ScaleFactor. We provide monthly books, tax support and filings & CFO level advice to 100s of startups!

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Bill.com vs Gusto for paying contractors

Bill.com vs Gusto for paying contractors
Posted on Wed, 10 June 2020 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, discusses Bill.com versus Gusto, the two most popular options used by startups for paying their contractors

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Is it better for startups to pay a vendor via a check or credit card?

Is it better for startups to pay a vendor via a check or credit card?
Posted on Mon, 1 June 2020 by scott orn

We get this question a lot; should a startup pay vendors via a check or credit card? Now, for the startup, it’s always easier to pay via credit card.

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How do you calculate the True Cost of a startup employee?

How do you calculate the True Cost of a startup employee?
Posted on Wed, 27 May 2020 by scott orn

The first hire for a startup is an exciting time! When a startup goes beyond the founders and has employees, the business can start to feel “real.”

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Kruze on CVCs

Kruze on CVCs
Posted on Mon, 25 May 2020 by healy jones

Scott Orn, Kruze COO, recently co-authored two posts on TechCrunch on how startups should approach and negotiate a venture capital investment with CVCs.

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Fintech Equity & Debt Staircase

Fintech Equity & Debt Staircase
Posted on Tue, 28 April 2020 by healy jones

Kruze Consulting’s VP of FP&A, Healy Jones, explains the meaning of Fintech Equity & Debt Staircase and why Fintech companies raise capital.

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Podcast with Kruze Client and Sean Ellis

Podcast with Kruze Client and Sean Ellis
Posted on Mon, 20 April 2020 by healy jones

Recently, Kruze COO, Scott Orn, participated in Sean Ellis’ new podcast accompanied by one of our clients - the CEO of SonderMind, Mark Frank.

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Webinar: SMB loans during COVID

Webinar: SMB loans during COVID
Posted on Sun, 19 April 2020 by scott orn

Kruze Vice President FP&A, Healy Jones, will be joining this new Procurify’s webinar on All You Need To Know For Small Business Loans.

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Venture Lenders Asking for Right to Invest Equity

Venture Lenders Asking for Right to Invest Equity
Posted on Fri, 3 April 2020 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting COO, Scott Orn, discusses why Venture Lenders will ask for Equity Investment Rights when they they have made a loan to a good startup.

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Venture Debt Pre-Payment Penalty

Venture Debt Pre-Payment Penalty
Posted on Fri, 3 April 2020 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, discusses what a pre-payment penalty might look like in a venture debt deal and how it could come about at startup.

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Warrant Coverage Venture Loans

Warrant Coverage Venture Loans
Posted on Thu, 2 April 2020 by scott orn

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.

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