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Accounting, Finance, HR and Tax for Startups

ASC 842: Lease Accounting and Lease Capitalization

ASC 842: Lease Accounting and Lease Capitalization
Posted on Fri, 30 August 2019 by Vanessa Kruze, CEO and Founder of Kruze Consulting

There’s a new rule in town that venture-funded startups need to know about - and consider following if they want to remain GAAP compliant.

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How working capital can impact a startup's cash flow

How working capital can impact a startup's cash flow
Posted on Tue, 27 August 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

In the early days of a startup, projecting cash flow is relatively simple, because it’s a one-way street.

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6 Tips for Setting Up Startup Financial Systems

6 Tips for Setting Up Startup Financial Systems
Posted on Thu, 22 August 2019 by Vanessa Kruze, CEO and Founder of Kruze Consulting

At Kruze Consulting we work with hundreds of startups and we see it all -  shoeboxes full of receipts, hand-written, coffee-stained financial ledgers and even a contract on a cocktail napkin!

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Venture Debt Market to Grow to $10 Billion in 2019

Venture Debt Market to Grow to $10 Billion in 2019
Posted on Tue, 20 August 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

As experts in the venture debt market, we recently released a study that surveyed venture debt firms and bankers representing over 85% of the venture debt market.

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Event - Managing Departmental Budgets for Fast Growth Startups

Event - Managing Departmental Budgets for Fast Growth Startups
Posted on Thu, 15 August 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

Kruze Consulting and Procurify are pleased to present an event for San Francisco startups, Managing Departmental Budgets for Fast Growth Startups.

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When does a startup need Departments in QBO

When does a startup need Departments in QBO
Posted on Mon, 12 August 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

Simple is usually best for early-stage companies since more complexity can take time away from critical startups’ goals like hiring, achieving product-market fit, and fundraising.

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Sustainable Coffee Company Roast Umber for WellnessWednesday

Sustainable Coffee Company Roast Umber for WellnessWednesday
Posted on Mon, 5 August 2019 by Hannah Cole-Leathers, Staff Accountant at Kruze Consulting

Brad Gakenheimer joined us for a #wellnesswednesday event to share how Roast Umber is working to break down barriers in exploring coffee, to promote sustainable growing practices and challenge you to enjoy a cup of coffee, as it is.

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Do Startups Need a DCF for a venture capital round?

Do Startups Need a DCF for a venture capital round?
Posted on Sun, 4 August 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

We have worked with hundreds of companies that have raised over $2 billion in venture and seed financing, and have seen a ton of startup pitch decks, capitalization tables and, of course, venture dollars.

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Can a convertible note decrease your 409A valuation?

Can a convertible note decrease your 409A valuation?
Posted on Mon, 29 July 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

409A’s are outside valuations performed to help startups determine the strike price of their employees’ options.

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What people have been saying about our Law Firms studies

What people have been saying about our Law Firms studies
Posted on Mon, 22 July 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

This year, we’ve released studies on both the top law startup firms as well as the top startup boutique law firms.

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How recruiting costs change as a startup grows

How recruiting costs change as a startup grows
Posted on Tue, 16 July 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

Most of our startup clients are growing fast, raising capital, developing and shipping product and hiring. Lots and lots of hiring!

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Kruze Consulting’s Jim Gellas Podcast Interview

Kruze Consulting’s Jim Gellas Podcast Interview
Posted on Sun, 23 June 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

Kruze Consulting’s Jim Gellas, VP of Finance, was recently interviewed on Procurify’s Spend Culture Stories podcast.

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Essential HR Tools for the scaling startup

Essential HR Tools for the scaling startup
Posted on Tue, 18 June 2019 by Vanessa Kruze, CEO and CPA

Kruze Consulting has worked with over 1000+ startups and has helped set up numerous HR infrastructure systems.

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What is the right amount of venture capital to raise?

What is the right amount of venture capital to raise?
Posted on Fri, 7 June 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

How large should your venture capital round be? Advice from a well known VC, plus detailed considerations.

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Bookings vs. Revenue in Enterprise SaaS

Bookings vs. Revenue in Enterprise SaaS
Posted on Tue, 28 May 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

Kruze consulting has quite the client list when it comes to Enterprise SaaS startups.

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