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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

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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SBA Crisis loans may work for startups - plus alternative funding sources

SBA Crisis loans may work for startups - plus alternative funding sources
Posted on Tue, 24 March 2020

Read Kruze Consulting’s recent newsletter about the SBA Crisis loans and how they may work for startups, as well as alternative funding sources.

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Two recent Kruze guest posts

Two recent Kruze guest posts
Posted on Tue, 10 March 2020

Read two guests posts written by Kruze Consulting’s CEO, Vanessa Kruze, for the respected accounting and HR websites, AccountingToday and HR Technologist.

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What the Plaid acquisition by Visa means for startup bookkeepers

What the Plaid acquisition by Visa means for startup bookkeepers
Posted on Tue, 3 March 2020

A breakdown of Visa’s Plaid acquisition and what this could mean for startup bookkeepers, particularly those who use technology to automate their process.

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2020 VC Due Diligence Trends

2020 VC Due Diligence Trends
Posted on Thu, 27 February 2020

Kruze Consulting’s VP of FP&A, Healy Jones, shares 2020’s Venture Capital due diligence trends that venture capitalists do prior to completing a deal.

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Tech CFOs Name the Hottest New Tech Cities In 2020

Tech CFOs Name the Hottest New Tech Cities In 2020
Posted on Tue, 18 February 2020

Read about the top cities that Tech CFOS have named the next top tech hubs in 2020, from a survey conducted by Kruze Consulting involving 30 Bay Area CFOS.

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