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What happens to my personal taxes if my employer switches to a PEO mid-year?

What happens to my personal taxes if my employer switches to a PEO mid-year?
Posted on Mon, 21 June 2021

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, answers the question of ‘What happens to my personal taxes if my employer switches to a PEO mid-year?’.

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What Happens If Your Startup Doesn’t Make Its Medical Payments?

What Happens If Your Startup Doesn’t Make Its Medical Payments?
Posted on Tue, 15 June 2021

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, answers the question ‘what happens if your startup doesn’t make its medical payments?’ and why it is a big deal for startups.

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Financing a Startup

Financing a Startup
Posted on Sun, 6 June 2021

Financing a Startup - 8 most common sources of startup financing.

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How Much Do Accountants Charge Startups or Small Businesses?

How Much Do Accountants Charge Startups or Small Businesses?
Posted on Tue, 1 June 2021

Vanessa Kruze, CPA, answers the question ‘how much do accountants charge startups or small businesses?’ and what is their price plan dependent on.

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Does Crowdfunding Capital Raise Discourage Future VC Investment?

Does Crowdfunding Capital Raise Discourage Future VC Investment?
Posted on Sun, 23 May 2021

Does raising capital by crowdfunding discourage future venture capital investments? A guide to different ways to raise capital at startup.

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Why Do Big Acquirers like to buy Small Startups via an Asset Sale vs. an Equity Purchase?

Why Do Big Acquirers like to buy Small Startups via an Asset Sale vs. an Equity Purchase?
Posted on Sun, 9 May 2021

Why do big companies like to buy smaller startups in an asset sale versus an equity purchase? The answer is pretty simple.

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Bigfoot Capital’s CEO Featured on “Founders & Friends” Startup Podcast

Bigfoot Capital’s CEO Featured on “Founders & Friends” Startup Podcast
Posted on Wed, 5 May 2021

Brian Parks, the CEO of Bigfoot Capital, was recently interviewed on Kruze Consulting’s Founder & Friends startup podcast.

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How to Legitimize a Handshake Equity Agreement Between Founders

How to Legitimize a Handshake Equity Agreement Between Founders
Posted on Mon, 3 May 2021

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, gives a guide for startup founders on how to make a handshake equity agreement legitimate, regarding equity grants.

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What is an Orphaned VC Deal?

What is an Orphaned VC Deal?
Posted on Tue, 27 April 2021

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, answers the question ‘what is an orphaned Venture Capital deal?’ and explains how it might affect your startup

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Which States Are Taxing PPP Loan Forgiveness?

Which States Are Taxing PPP Loan Forgiveness?
Posted on Mon, 19 April 2021

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, discusses the Paycheck Protection Program for startups and which states are taxing PPP loan forgiveness.

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What Does an Outside General Counsel Do?

What Does an Outside General Counsel Do?
Posted on Mon, 12 April 2021

Kruze consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, answers the frequently asked question ‘what does an outside General Counsel do?’ & the benefits to having one on your side.

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3 Tips for Startup Venture Capital Funding

3 Tips for Startup Venture Capital Funding
Posted on Tue, 30 March 2021

Startup founders, are you looking to raise venture capital? Here are 3 tips for startup venture capital funding.

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Startup PPP Loan Statistics

Startup PPP Loan Statistics
Posted on Sat, 20 March 2021

We recently compared revenue trends amongst 400 early-stage startups that took a Payment Protection Program (PPP) loan last year to startups that did not.

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Where Do VCs Get Their Money?

Where Do VCs Get Their Money?
Posted on Tue, 16 March 2021

Where do VCs get their money from? Everyone knows that entrepreneurs who are doing a startup have to go to pitch venture capitalists.

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How does a secondary transaction get reported on ASC 718 Stock Option Expense?

How does a secondary transaction get reported on ASC 718 Stock Option Expense?
Posted on Wed, 10 March 2021

The quick answer is that a secondary transaction should not impact your ASC 718 reporting. However, going forward, It potentially can impact your 409a.

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