Kruze consulting Blog

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!

2018 New Tax Laws & How they Affect Startups

2018 New Tax Laws & How they Affect Startups
Posted on Wed, 3 January 2018 by Stephen Yarbrough

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

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Featured Service - UrbanSitter

Featured Service - UrbanSitter
Posted on Fri, 8 December 2017 by Scott Orn

UrbanSitter helps you find Babysitters, Nannies, and Child-Care.

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Featured Service - Pana

Featured Service - Pana
Posted on Fri, 8 December 2017 by Scott Orn

Pana combines mobile app technology and virtual travel assistants to make travel easy.

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Featured Service - Hugo

Featured Service - Hugo
Posted on Fri, 8 December 2017 by Scott Orn

Hugo is the smartest place for your team’s meeting notes, and we can guarantee that it is because we have been happily using it at Kruze Consulting with amazing results.

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Featured Service - Fleetsmith

Featured Service - Fleetsmith
Posted on Fri, 8 December 2017 by Scott Orn

Fleetsmith is the new Cloud Based Mac Management Software that will change the way you work.

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Featured Service - Emburse

Featured Service - Emburse
Posted on Fri, 8 December 2017 by Scott Orn

Emburse’s virtual cards and expense management system is truly amazing for keeping expenses within your company well organized and controlled.

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What Startup's Accounts on the Balance Sheet Need to be Reconciled

What Startup's Accounts on the Balance Sheet Need to be Reconciled
Posted on Tue, 14 November 2017 by Vanessa Kruze

The punch line here is that every single account on the balance sheet needs to be reconciled, not just the bank and the credit cards.

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Startup's Due Diligence Information Venture Lenders Ask For

Startup's Due Diligence Information Venture Lenders Ask For
Posted on Tue, 14 November 2017 by Scott Orn

The first thing they’re going to ask for is your historical financials.

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IRS Audits and Startups

IRS Audits and Startups
Posted on Tue, 14 November 2017 by Vanessa Kruze

What can I do to make sure that I am prepared for an IRS audit? Ultimately, how can I make sure that I don’t get it to an IRS audit situation?

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Financial Modeling Basics for Startups

Financial Modeling Basics for Startups
Posted on Tue, 14 November 2017 by Jim Gellas

There are really five things. First of which, you do need three years worth of projections.

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Best Systems for Paying your Startup's International Contractors

Best Systems for Paying your Startup's International Contractors
Posted on Tue, 14 November 2017 by Scott Orn

We typically recommend Bill.com, but they don’t do the international.

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Why Should Startups Use Bill.com

Why Should Startups Use Bill.com
Posted on Thu, 9 November 2017 by Vanessa Kruze

There are really three main reasons why you absolutely want to be using Bill.com.

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Why Do Startups Take Venture Debt?

Why Do Startups Take Venture Debt?
Posted on Thu, 9 November 2017 by Scott Orn

At Kruze Consulting, we get tons of questions about venture debt. Should a startup take it? Is it good for the startup?

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Warrant Coverage Venture Loans

Warrant Coverage Venture Loans
Posted on Thu, 9 November 2017 by Scott Orn

The rationale for a warrant coverage or a little bit of equity upside for the lender is that they’re taking a lot of risk here.

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Investor Abandonment Clause on Venture Debt

Investor Abandonment Clause on Venture Debt
Posted on Thu, 9 November 2017 by Scott Orn

We’re mainly referring to investor abandonment and venture debt term sheets.

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