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What is the Right of First Refusal When it Comes to Startup Equity?

What is the Right of First Refusal When it Comes to Startup Equity?
Posted on Thu, 21 April 2022

Everything you need to know about the Right of First Refusal when it comes to startup equity. Learn about RoFR in stock purchase agreements in VC fundraising.

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What is the Bessemer Cloud Index?

What is the Bessemer Cloud Index?
Posted on Sun, 17 April 2022

The Bessemer Cloud Index was created in 2013 by Bessemer Venture Partners, this is a guide to what the Bessemer Cloud Index tracks and how it works.

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How the correction in public SaaS stock trading multiples affect startup valuations

How the correction in public SaaS stock trading multiples affect startup valuations
Posted on Tue, 12 April 2022

The stock market has really punished publicly traded SaaS tech stock, more so than other tech stocks. SaaS companies have been especially hammered recently. 

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What does your startup need to know about acqui-hires?

What does your startup need to know about acqui-hires?
Posted on Sun, 10 April 2022

There are many reasons for a company to buy a startup, early-stage, or really any company.

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Why do startups need to break down their revenue by state?

Why do startups need to break down their revenue by state?
Posted on Sun, 3 April 2022

The short answer here is that your startup accountant needs to know your revenue by state to properly handle your taxes. So let’s look at why that’s the case.

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When should your startup make its first operations hire?

When should your startup make its first operations hire?
Posted on Fri, 1 April 2022

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, answers the question ‘When should your startup make its first operations hire?’ and everything else you need to know.

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How do you reconcile your startup’s cap table?

How do you reconcile your startup’s cap table?
Posted on Sun, 27 March 2022

This is an important task for startups, because they’re raising a lot of money, sometimes millions or even tens of millions of dollars.

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Accounting for PPP loans

Accounting for PPP loans
Posted on Sun, 20 March 2022

The Paycheck Protection Program was created to provide startups and other small businesses with funds to support their operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What is an exploding term sheet?

What is an exploding term sheet?
Posted on Sun, 13 March 2022

Exploding term sheets are a term used by startup founders for venture capital term sheets that have an expiration date.

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How should my startup pay engineering contractors?

How should my startup pay engineering contractors?
Posted on Mon, 7 March 2022

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, answers the question ‘how should my startup pay engineering contractors?’ and how depends on where you are located.

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How should you handle petty cash at your startup?

How should you handle petty cash at your startup?
Posted on Mon, 28 February 2022

Petty cash is a term for a small amount of cash kept on hand at your startup to handle small expenses, like tipping a delivery driver or buying lunch.

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What is the IPO window?

What is the IPO window?
Posted on Wed, 23 February 2022

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, provides a guide to the IPO window, how market conditions affect the IPO and if your startup is ready for one.

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Distributing advisor shares for your startup

Distributing advisor shares for your startup
Posted on Sun, 13 February 2022

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, discusses everything you need to know about distributing advisor shares and the different types of advisors at startup.

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How do I Get in Touch with Angel or Seed Funds?

How do I Get in Touch with Angel or Seed Funds?
Posted on Thu, 10 February 2022

Ever wonder “how do I get in touch with Angel or Seed Funds? Read to learn how to know exactly what to include in a cold email.

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How many co-founders should a startup have?

How many co-founders should a startup have?
Posted on Tue, 8 February 2022

Kruze Consulting’s, COO, Scott Orn answers the question ‘how many co-founders should I have in my startup?’ and the trade offs you might have to make.

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