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Accounting, Finance, HR and Tax for Startups


Hi! I'm Vanessa Kruze, CPA and I founded Kruze Consulting in 2012. Our firm handles all things Accounting, Finance, HR and Tax for over 175 startups. We love what we do! Working with so many startups helps us learn faster and spot trends in the startup ecosystem earlier. This blog shares our insights with the entire startup community. Let's be successful together!

Fund Venture Lenders vs. Bank Venture Lenders

Fund Venture Lenders vs. Bank Venture Lenders
Posted on Mon, 30 July 2018 by Scott Orn

Today we’re talking about fund venture lenders vs. bank venture lenders. Now, banks, they’re always really really cheap. They have low interest rates and low warrant coverage and that’s partially because they are lending out other companies’ deposits. They take one company’s deposits and lend it out to another. That’s how banks work in just about everything. So that way their cost of funding is very very low.

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Featured Service - HubHaus

Featured Service - HubHaus
Posted on Mon, 30 July 2018 by Scott Orn

HubHaus is solving the housing problem for working professionals through Coliving.

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Top Startup Accounting Questions and Answers

Top Startup Accounting Questions and Answers
Posted on Fri, 27 July 2018 by Vanessa Kruze

At Kruze, we want to make sure we are a valuable resource to startups’ founders, as they attempt to grow their businesses and take on the world!

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Kruze Consulting Firm Overview

Kruze Consulting Firm Overview
Posted on Tue, 17 July 2018 by Lucila Romero

Vanessa Kruze has a passion for startups and loves being a financial copilot for businesses. QuickBooks Online helps her go beyond the reports and forms and help founders and business owners understand the valuable data in their financials.

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Featured Service - OpenReel

Featured Service - OpenReel
Posted on Mon, 9 July 2018 by Scott Orn

OpenReel was set out to change the video world by making it seamless to create high-end videos without the need for the big production cost.

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Top 5 Startup Podcast Interviews

Top 5 Startup Podcast Interviews
Posted on Mon, 2 July 2018 by Healy Jones

We’ve had the opportunity to interview some of the leading startup founders, executives, venture capitalists, lenders, lawyers, bankers and service providers as part of our Founders and Friends startup podcast series. So, we decided to compile the top five startup podcasts from our series.

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Featured Service - T3 Advisors

Featured Service - T3 Advisors
Posted on Mon, 2 July 2018 by Scott Orn

T3 Advisors was founded in 2001, when three real estate veterans, seeing the limitations of the large, business-as-usual brokerage firms, surveyed leading technologists and venture capitalists and asked them if they were to purpose-build a real estate company to best serve the innovation economy.

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Featured Service - Goodwin Procter

Featured Service - Goodwin Procter
Posted on Thu, 28 June 2018 by Scott Orn

Goodwin Procter has one objective: making the right decisions in this environment that requires strategic counsel from an advisor who not only knows how laws are evolving in jurisdictions around the world, but also has a deep understanding of the startup world

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Startup Alert: Supreme Court Rules on Sales Tax

Startup Alert: Supreme Court Rules on Sales Tax
Posted on Thu, 21 June 2018 by Stephen Yarbrough

The Supreme Court has overturned a 1992 precedent that allowed online businesses to only collect sales taxes in states where they had a “physical presence”. Today’s South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. ruling grants states broad authority to collect taxes from companies that have an “extensive virtual presence” even if they have no “physical presence” in that state.

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Featured Service - Avison Young

Featured Service - Avison Young
Posted on Wed, 20 June 2018 by Scott Orn

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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Startup Financial Modeling Tips

Startup Financial Modeling Tips
Posted on Mon, 18 June 2018 by Healy Jones

Our clients have raised over $500 million in VC in the last 12 months. In our experience, a solid financial model, one that helps convey the assumptions and one that builds excitement, is key to getting VCs to engage in your fundraising

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Startup 409A Valuation Report

Startup 409A Valuation Report
Posted on Wed, 13 June 2018 by Scott Orn

Hey, it’s Scott Orn at Kruze Consulting, and today we’re talking about 409A valuation reports and why startups need them.

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Uber vs. Lyft Market Share

Uber vs. Lyft Market Share
Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 by Healy Jones

A Look At The Ridesharing Choices Made By Today’s Preeminent Startups.

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3 Accounting tips for companies about to raise venture capital

3 Accounting tips for companies about to raise venture capital
Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 by Vanessa Kruze

Kruze Consulting clients have raised over $200 million of venture capital in the past 12 months. We regularly help outstanding startups prepare their books, accounting systems and projections for the next fund raise. Here are 3 tips that will help reduce the risk of an accounting error slowing down your next fund raise.

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5 Things to do after You Raise Venture Capital

5 Things to do after You Raise Venture Capital
Posted on Tue, 8 May 2018 by Scott Orn

Today we’re talking about five things to do after you raise venture capital. The first one’s kind of obvious. You need a place to put that money, so you need to get a startup bank. We highly recommend you work with a bank that focuses on startups.

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