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[Startup Finance Basics] Scott Orn on the This Week In Startups Podcast

[Startup Finance Basics] Scott Orn on  the This Week In Startups Podcast
Posted on Sun, 21 February 2021 by healy jones

Recently, Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, was invited to be a guest on Jason Calacanis’ highly-ranked This Week In Startups Podcast. Scott participated in a four-part series entitled “Startups Finance Basics”.

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Can my startup retroactively apply for PPP 1?

Can my startup retroactively apply for PPP 1?
Posted on Thu, 11 February 2021 by scott orn

Today I’m answering the question, can my startup retroactively apply for a PPP 1 loan? This is a question I’m getting quite a bit from startup founders who were eligible but didn’t apply for the Payment Protection Program loan in March, April, and May of last year.

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How to collect your Accounts Receivable Checks When Your Office is Closed Due To Covid

How to collect your Accounts Receivable Checks When Your Office is Closed Due To Covid
Posted on Tue, 9 February 2021 by scott orn

Today I’m answering the question: how do startups collect accounts receivable checks when their offices are closed due to covid?

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How Do Venture Capitalists Spend Their Time?

How Do Venture Capitalists Spend Their Time?
Posted on Mon, 8 February 2021 by scott orn

Today we are answering the question, “how do venture capitalists spend their time?” Everyone thinks VCs just get to run around and invest in tons of companies and have the greatest job of all time… but they only get to do that for a small percentage of their time.

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Brex vs American Express - Which credit card is best for startups?

Brex vs American Express -  Which credit card is best for startups?
Posted on Wed, 3 February 2021 by healy jones

The Brex corporate card is one of the fastest-growing financial tools we’ve seen startups adopt in the past few years. But traditional card vendor American Express isn’t sitting on its laurels, and has announced their own “Brex Killer” card – “American Express Corporate Program for Startups.”

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Where Should Your Startup Incorporate

Where Should Your Startup Incorporate
Posted on Tue, 2 February 2021 by scott orn

If you are a startup and you are going to get venture capital financing, you should consider incorporating out-of-state and become a Delaware C-corp. This means your initial incorporation happens in Delaware. There are a few reasons why you would want to do this and this article will discuss a few.

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What is the Value-Add of Angel Investors

What is the Value-Add of Angel Investors
Posted on Tue, 26 January 2021 by scott orn

As a startup looking for funding, you should know the answer to “what is the value-add of angel investors?” Read to learn more.

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A Guide to Tax Returns for Seed Stage Startups

A Guide to Tax Returns for Seed Stage Startups
Posted on Wed, 20 January 2021 by vanessa kruze

It’s tax season once again and for seed stage startup founders, there’s a lot to know. At Kruze Consulting, our tax experts work with early stage companies through all stages of the tax process. Here are the most commonly asked questions we get from founders.

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How do I Get in Touch with Angel or Seed Funds?

How do I Get in Touch with Angel or Seed Funds?
Posted on Tue, 19 January 2021 by scott orn

Ever wonder “how do I get in touch with Angel or Seed Funds? Read to learn how to know exactly what to include in a cold email.

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83(b) Election - What to File and When?

83(b) Election - What to File and When?
Posted on Mon, 18 January 2021 by scott orn

Make sure that your company gets a favorable tax rate. Learn about the 83(b) election for shareholders as well as how and when to file. Read more.

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Is Y Combinator Worth It?

Is Y Combinator Worth It?
Posted on Tue, 12 January 2021 by scott orn

Is Y Combinator worth it? Discover the benefits of going through the startup accelerator program, including how to obtain additional money, press coverage and more.

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How much should I reimburse employees for home office equipment?

How much should I reimburse employees for home office equipment?
Posted on Sun, 10 January 2021 by scott orn

How much should I reimburse employees for home office equipment? Read to find out and discover four easy ways to execute this. Learn more.

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Gusto vs Rippling: Which Is Right For Your Startup?

Gusto vs Rippling: Which Is Right For Your Startup?
Posted on Thu, 7 January 2021 by healy jones

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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When Should My Startup Do Budget VS Actuals?

When Should My Startup Do Budget VS Actuals?
Posted on Mon, 4 January 2021 by scott orn

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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Why Hire a Remote Bookkeeper

Why Hire a Remote Bookkeeper
Posted on Wed, 16 December 2020 by scott orn

Let’s dive into the advantages of a remote bookkeeper.

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