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A Guide to Tax Returns for Seed Stage Startups

A Guide to Tax Returns for Seed Stage Startups
Posted on Thu, 23 January 2020 by Vanessa Kruze, CEO and Founder of Kruze Consulting

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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Working Capital 101 for Startups

Working Capital 101 for Startups
Posted on Tue, 21 January 2020 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

Venture-backed, early-stage companies should use accrual accounting - I won’t get into the detail here as to why, but if your goal is to raise serious VC funding or get acquired by a public technology company (or eventually have an IPO), you need accrual-based accounting.

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Kruze Consulting recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies

Kruze Consulting recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies
Posted on Wed, 4 December 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of Marketing

We are pleased to be growing fast - almost as fast as our best startup clients! We’ve recently been recognized as a fast-growing company by several prestigious publications in the US and the Bay Area.

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How are Startups using cloud software that IPO’d in 2019?

How are Startups using cloud software that IPO’d in 2019?
Posted on Thu, 31 October 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

2019 hasn’t been the best year for startup IPOs. Uber, Lyft, and Slack are all tradings below their IPO prices - and let’s not even talk about WeWork.

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If this is the tech recession, what can you do about it?

If this is the tech recession, what can you do about it?
Posted on Tue, 22 October 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

From our perch as accountants to almost 200 venture-funded startups, we may be seeing some signs of a coming economic slowdown. Here is our advice on what startup founders should do to prepare for a recession.

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What Startup CEOs and CFOs Need to Know About Insurance

What Startup CEOs and CFOs Need to Know About Insurance
Posted on Mon, 6 May 2019 by Charlie Hughes, VP Growth & Partnerships at Embroker

Startup companies quickly reach a point where they need insurance. But startup founders often don’t have the time and expertise to figure out what coverage they need - and most brokers don’t understand the unique needs of startups.

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Uber Lyft - April 2019 Updated Analysis

Uber Lyft - April 2019 Updated Analysis
Posted on Mon, 29 April 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

We recently updated our Uber vs. Lyft Market Share Report. Check it out to see how these two competitors fought over the startup ridesharing market!

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What financial information do VCs want after an investment?

What financial information do VCs want after an investment?
Posted on Mon, 22 April 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

If you are a startup CEO who has just raised funding, this post will help you understand the financial information your VC’s will expect to see from you.

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Kruze Consulting’s Top 2018 Blog Posts

Kruze Consulting’s Top 2018 Blog Posts
Posted on Mon, 7 January 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of Marketing

2018 was a big year for Kruze Consulting - we continued to add exciting clients, had a number of our client’s raise high-profile venture rounds, hired some great new accountants and technologies… and published a lot of well-received content.

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Featured Service - Growlabs

Featured Service - Growlabs
Posted on Tue, 13 November 2018 by Scott Orn

Growlabs is a marketing and sales automation service that helps B2B companies identify new customers and accelerate their growth.

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A new startup that is setting out to heal the planet and its people

A new startup that is setting out to heal the planet and its people
Posted on Sun, 4 November 2018 by Hannah Cole-Leathers, Staff Accountant

A noticeable trend among startups is a desire to build a business that will have a positive impact on people and our planet.

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Featured Service - FloQast

Featured Service - FloQast
Posted on Tue, 23 October 2018 by Scott Orn

FloQast is a software exclusively designed for accountants to close books faster and more accurately.

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Featured Service - DocSend

Featured Service - DocSend
Posted on Tue, 16 October 2018 by Scott Orn

DocSend is a great content management tool designed for sales and finance professionals.

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What Does a Good Startup CFO Do?

What Does a Good Startup CFO Do?
Posted on Tue, 25 September 2018 by Scott Orn

The first thing a CFO does for startups is to manage the financial reporting. That means making sure the books are closed and closed correctly every month.

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Startup CEO Salary Report

Startup CEO Salary Report
Posted on Tue, 28 August 2018 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

One of the most common questions CEOs ask us at Kruze Consulting is: “How much should my salary be?” Since the Kruze team helps run startup’s books and payroll, it’s natural that we’d get this question. We looked at our payroll data for over 125 seed and venture-backed startups to come up with the answer.

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Metrics for Leadership

Metrics for Leadership
Posted on Tue, 7 August 2018 by Jim Gellas

Today I'm here to talk with you about metrics and KPIs. I'm not going to talk with you about them in the traditional sense of resource allocation. Other ways that finance professionals typically talk about those things.

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Featured Service - HubHaus

Featured Service - HubHaus
Posted on Mon, 30 July 2018 by Scott Orn

HubHaus is solving the housing problem for working professionals through Coliving.

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Kruze Consulting Firm Overview

Kruze Consulting Firm Overview
Posted on Tue, 17 July 2018 by Lucila Romero

Vanessa Kruze has a passion for startups and loves being a financial copilot for businesses. QuickBooks Online helps her go beyond the reports and forms and help founders and business owners understand the valuable data in their financials.

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Introducing KruzeTax - Startup Tax Returns

Introducing KruzeTax - Startup Tax Returns
Posted on Thu, 25 January 2018 by Scott Orn

Tax Season is upon us! Instead of using a local CPA firm (way too expensive & no Startup expertise), check out KruzeTax.com.

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Do bootstrapped startups actually pay taxes?

Do bootstrapped startups actually pay taxes?
Posted on Wed, 3 January 2018 by Vanessa Kruze

Yes, even bootstrapped pre-revenue startups must pay taxes. You might not be subject to Income Taxes (which are based on profitability) but you will still be subject to a wide variety of other taxes which aren’t always connected to Revenue.

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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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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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