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Does Your Startup Have What It Takes to Raise a Series A?

Does Your Startup Have What It Takes to Raise a Series A?
Posted on Tue, 21 July 2015 by scott orn

When I was a partner at Lighthouse Capital, I invested in tons of startups. I invested in startups like it was my job—because it was my job, and at Lighthouse we did our job well. So I have seen exactly what it takes to raise a Series A.

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Startup CFO Tax Checklist: Key Dates for 2015 Taxes

Startup CFO Tax Checklist: Key Dates for 2015 Taxes
Posted on Wed, 1 July 2015 by vanessa kruze

As the Consulting CFO and CPA to over 70 venture backed startups, the most common question I get asked every January is, “What do we need to do about taxes? What about this Delaware Annual Filing? And SF Payroll Tax Expense?” So about this time every year I send out a customized road map to all of my clients that details everything they can expect for the coming year. I wanted to share this “cheat sheet” with you, but keep in mind that this is just a “cheat sheet.” Please reach out to me or your local CPA about tax filings that are specific to your business…because every startup is unique!

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Don’t Be a Scrooge with Sick Days (Because That’s Illegal Now) - Kruze Consulting

Don’t Be a Scrooge with Sick Days (Because That’s Illegal Now) - Kruze Consulting
Posted on Wed, 1 July 2015 by vanessa kruze

Starting July 1, 2015, all California employers must offer paid sick leave to employees. So if you don’t have a paid sick leave policy in place, you’re breaking the law. Don’t worry—we’ll show you how to get up to speed in 5 easy steps, right after we take a look at the fine print.

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