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Why do startups need to break down their revenue by state?

Why do startups need to break down their revenue by state?
Posted on Sun, 3 April 2022 by scott orn

The short answer here is that your startup accountant needs to know your revenue by state to properly handle your taxes. So let’s look at why that’s the case.

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How do you reconcile your startup’s cap table?

How do you reconcile your startup’s cap table?
Posted on Sun, 27 March 2022 by scott orn

This is an important task for startups, because they’re raising a lot of money, sometimes millions or even tens of millions of dollars.

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Startup Investor Update Template

Startup Investor Update Template
Posted on Thu, 24 March 2022 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, discusses the importance of giving your startup’s investor updates and his preferred startup investor update template.

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Accounting for PPP loans

Accounting for PPP loans
Posted on Sun, 20 March 2022 by scott orn

The Paycheck Protection Program was created to provide startups and other small businesses with funds to support their operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What is an exploding term sheet?

What is an exploding term sheet?
Posted on Sun, 13 March 2022 by scott orn

Exploding term sheets are a term used by startup founders for venture capital term sheets that have an expiration date.

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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 Thu, 10 March 2022 by healy jones

Kruze Consulting’s VP of FP&A, Healy Jones, explains the differences between the Brex corporate card and American Express and which one is best for startups.

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How should my startup pay engineering contractors?

How should my startup pay engineering contractors?
Posted on Mon, 7 March 2022 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, answers the question ‘how should my startup pay engineering contractors?’ and how depends on where you are located.

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How should you handle petty cash at your startup?

How should you handle petty cash at your startup?
Posted on Mon, 28 February 2022 by scott orn

Petty cash is a term for a small amount of cash kept on hand at your startup to handle small expenses, like tipping a delivery driver or buying lunch.

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What is the IPO window?

What is the IPO window?
Posted on Wed, 23 February 2022 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, provides a guide to the IPO window, how market conditions affect the IPO and if your startup is ready for one.

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Distributing advisor shares for your startup

Distributing advisor shares for your startup
Posted on Sun, 13 February 2022 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, discusses everything you need to know about distributing advisor shares and the different types of advisors at startup.

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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 Thu, 10 February 2022 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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How many co-founders should a startup have?

How many co-founders should a startup have?
Posted on Tue, 8 February 2022 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s, COO, Scott Orn answers the question ‘how many co-founders should I have in my startup?’ and the trade offs you might have to make.

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Startup Fintech’s Biggest Battle Ground

Startup Fintech’s Biggest Battle Ground
Posted on Sun, 6 February 2022 by healy jones

Expense Management tools are the frontier of startup credit card competition.

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What does the correction in the NASDAQ mean for startup valuations?

What does the correction in the NASDAQ mean for startup valuations?
Posted on Tue, 1 February 2022 by scott orn

If you have not been paying attention to your stock portfolio, the NASDAQ’s gone down a lot. We’re recording this in late January 2022.

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Top tip to close a seed round

Top tip to close a seed round
Posted on Sun, 30 January 2022 by scott orn

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, gives his number one top tip on how to close a seed round for founders looking for funding at startup.

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