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The value of having a branded VC lead your startup’s round

The value of having a branded VC lead your startup’s round
Posted on Tue, 31 May 2022 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, discusses the value of having a branded Venture Capital firm lead your startup’s round and its several benefits.

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How do a startup’s taxes change if it changes the state of incorporation?

How do a startup’s taxes change if it changes the state of incorporation?
Posted on Mon, 30 May 2022 by vanessa kruze

Scott Orn explains how a startup’s taxes change if it changes the state of incorporation and why VC firms want their startups to be incorporated in Delaware.

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How to Protect Intellectual Property With a Global Team

How to Protect Intellectual Property With a Global Team
Posted on Tue, 24 May 2022 by deel

Everything you need to know about protecting your startup’s intellectual property with a Global Team, by leading CPA firm Kruze Consulting.

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How often should an early-stage startup have board meetings?

How often should an early-stage startup have board meetings?
Posted on Sun, 22 May 2022 by scott orn

This is an important question when it comes to Series A and Series B startups. 

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Do startup boards have flexibility in setting the strike price for options?

Do startup boards have flexibility in setting the strike price for options?
Posted on Tue, 17 May 2022 by scott orn

It’s a common question: Does the startup board have any flexibility when it comes to setting the strike price for options?

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When Should Startup Founders Pay Themselves?

When Should Startup Founders Pay Themselves?
Posted on Sun, 15 May 2022 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, explains at what point startup founders should start paying themselves and why founders are often underpaid.

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Startup cash management and FDIC insurance

Startup cash management and FDIC insurance
Posted on Sun, 8 May 2022 by scott orn

Some startups are raising significant amounts of funding now, routinely raising 10, 20, 30, or even 40 million dollars in funding rounds.

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What Does the VP of Ops or COO At a Startup Do?

What Does the VP of Ops or COO At a Startup Do?
Posted on Thu, 5 May 2022 by scott orn

Scott Orn answers the question ‘what does the VP of Ops or COO at a startup do’ with a breakdown of their roles and their responsibilities.

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How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?

How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?
Posted on Sun, 1 May 2022 by scott orn

Everything you need to about how venture capitalists make decisions and who has the most decision making authority, by Kruze Consulting’s COO Scott Orn.

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Refund Accounting for Startup

Refund Accounting for Startup
Posted on Tue, 26 April 2022 by bryan long

Refunding customers is a necessary part of doing business for almost every early-stage company, especially for ecommerce or direct-to-consumer startups.

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What do Fractional Startup CFOs Cost?

What do Fractional Startup CFOs Cost?
Posted on Sun, 24 April 2022 by scott orn

Kruze’s COO, Scott Orn’s, guide to the cost of fractional startup CFOs and how their billing structure works to ensure you receive the service you pay for.

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What is the Right of First Refusal When it Comes to Startup Equity?

What is the Right of First Refusal When it Comes to Startup Equity?
Posted on Thu, 21 April 2022 by scott orn

Everything you need to know about the Right of First Refusal when it comes to startup equity. Learn about RoFR in stock purchase agreements in VC fundraising.

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What is the Bessemer Cloud Index?

What is the Bessemer Cloud Index?
Posted on Sun, 17 April 2022 by scott orn

The Bessemer Cloud Index was created in 2013 by Bessemer Venture Partners, this is a guide to what the Bessemer Cloud Index tracks and how it works.

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How the correction in public SaaS stock trading multiples affect startup valuations

How the correction in public SaaS stock trading multiples affect startup valuations
Posted on Tue, 12 April 2022 by scott orn

The stock market has really punished publicly traded SaaS tech stock, more so than other tech stocks. SaaS companies have been especially hammered recently. 

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What does your startup need to know about acqui-hires?

What does your startup need to know about acqui-hires?
Posted on Sun, 10 April 2022 by scott orn

There are many reasons for a company to buy a startup, early-stage, or really any company.

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