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Should Startup Founders Take Vacation?

Should Startup Founders Take Vacation?
Posted on Sun, 22 October 2023

The unequivocal answer to this question is yes! Startup founders should absolutely take vacations no matter how much pressure they may feel, and there are multiple reasons for this.

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Unified Accounting and Tax

Unified Accounting and Tax
Posted on Sun, 15 October 2023

Why Startups Choose Kruze for Unified Accounting and Tax.

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Bookings vs Revenue vs ARR

Bookings vs Revenue vs ARR
Posted on Thu, 12 October 2023

At Kruze Consulting, we get tons of questions about the difference between bookings, ARR and revenue.

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How a Downround is Actually a Compliment

How a Downround is Actually a Compliment
Posted on Sun, 8 October 2023

Obviously, no one wants to do a downround. It means you raised money at a valuation that was too high, and you didn’t execute your promises as well as you said you would.

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How Should Startups Structure Their Finance Department?

How Should Startups Structure Their Finance Department?
Posted on Sun, 1 October 2023

Startups change a lot over time and it is important that their finance function adapts with those changes.

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Is angel investing tax deductible?

Is angel investing tax deductible?
Posted on Thu, 28 September 2023

While sometimes it may feel like you’re giving money to charity as an angel investor, that’s not how it works for tax purposes.

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Should a Venture Capitalist or Board Member Conduct an Exit Interview with a VP of Finance or CFO That Is Leaving a Startup?

Should a Venture Capitalist or Board Member Conduct an Exit Interview with a VP of Finance or CFO That Is Leaving a Startup?
Posted on Sun, 24 September 2023

If a VP of Finance or CFO is leaving a startup, should a venture capitalist or board member conduct an exit interview?

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Why Venture Capital Funds are Now Including Treasury Clauses in Term Sheets

Why Venture Capital Funds are Now Including Treasury Clauses in Term Sheets
Posted on Sun, 17 September 2023

As part of post-crisis cash management, venture capitalists are now putting treasury clauses into the term sheets they give their startups.

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Do bootstrapped startups actually pay taxes?

Do bootstrapped startups actually pay taxes?
Posted on Tue, 12 September 2023

Vannessa Kruze, CPA, answers the question ‘Do bootstrapped startups actually pay taxes?’ and discusses different types of taxes you may need to consider.

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Why High Quality Communication with Venture Capital Investors Is So Important

Why High Quality Communication with Venture Capital Investors Is So Important
Posted on Sun, 10 September 2023

Clear, insightful, and constructive communication between startups and their venture capital investors is really important.

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Gusto vs Rippling: a CPA Reviews Both

Gusto vs Rippling: a CPA Reviews Both
Posted on Tue, 5 September 2023

For founders, picking a payroll system, and knowing how to compare the options, presents an important decision that will matter a lot over time.

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Why Startups Must Track Their Customer’s Addresses

Why Startups Must Track Their Customer’s Addresses
Posted on Sun, 3 September 2023

It’s really important that startups track their customer’s addresses from the beginning. By not tracking customer addresses from the get-go, you can cause some real hassle down the line for your startup accounting team or your CPA

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Startup Financial Planning

Startup Financial Planning
Posted on Fri, 1 September 2023

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, provides a 9 step guide to creating a financial plan for your startup, given the current financial climate.

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How Does the US Government Issuing $1 Trillion in Debt Affect Startups?

How Does the US Government Issuing $1 Trillion in Debt Affect Startups?
Posted on Sun, 27 August 2023

What does the US Federal Government issuing $1 trillion of debt mean for the startup financing environment?

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When Should My Startup Do Budget VS Actuals?

When Should My Startup Do Budget VS Actuals?
Posted on Thu, 24 August 2023

Learn what budget vs actuals is, when you should do it and why it is crucial for the long-term success of your startup business.

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