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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 Tue, 5 November 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

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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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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Using milestones to gate your burn rate

Using milestones to gate your burn rate
Posted on Tue, 1 October 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

Early-stage startups have a constant battle of managing their cash-out dates (when they run of capital) and spending enough to make progress on their business plan.

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Brex vs Stripe - Which card is best for startups?

Brex vs Stripe -  Which card is best for startups?
Posted on Wed, 11 September 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

One of the fastest-growing tools that we’ve seen our startup clients adopt is Brex’s corporate card. But Stripe’s new card is a huge announcement from a major fin-tech provider to early-stage companies.

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Event - Managing Departmental Budgets for Fast Growth Startups

Event - Managing Departmental Budgets for Fast Growth Startups
Posted on Thu, 15 August 2019 by Healy Jones, VP of FP&A

Kruze Consulting and Procurify are pleased to present an event for San Francisco startups, Managing Departmental Budgets for Fast Growth Startups.

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Sustainable Coffee Company Roast Umber for WellnessWednesday

Sustainable Coffee Company Roast Umber for WellnessWednesday
Posted on Mon, 5 August 2019 by Hannah Cole-Leathers, Staff Accountant at Kruze Consulting

Brad Gakenheimer joined us for a #wellnesswednesday event to share how Roast Umber is working to break down barriers in exploring coffee, to promote sustainable growing practices and challenge you to enjoy a cup of coffee, as it is.

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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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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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Scott Orn Interviewed

Scott Orn Interviewed
Posted on Sun, 28 October 2018 by Healy Jones, VP of Marketing

Kruze Consulting’s COO, Scott Orn, was recently interviewed on Blake Oliver’s podcast.

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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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Featured Service - AVRA Talent

Featured Service - AVRA Talent
Posted on Mon, 27 August 2018 by Scott Orn

AVRA Talent, previously known as Recruit, partners with startups and growing firms to help fill non-technical talent.

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Featured Service - Opendoor

Featured Service - Opendoor
Posted on Sun, 12 August 2018 by Scott Orn

Opendoor makes it possible to sell a home online in minutes, removing all of the headaches, uncertainty, and risk from the transaction.

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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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Top Startup Accounting Questions and Answers

Top Startup Accounting Questions and Answers
Posted on Fri, 27 July 2018 by Vanessa Kruze

At Kruze, we want to make sure we are a valuable resource to startups’ founders, as they attempt to grow their businesses and take on the world!

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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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Startup 409A Valuation Report

Startup 409A Valuation Report
Posted on Wed, 13 June 2018 by Scott Orn

Hey, it's Scott Orn at Kruze Consulting, and today we're talking about 409A valuation reports and why startups need them.

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5 Things to do after You Raise Venture Capital

5 Things to do after You Raise Venture Capital
Posted on Tue, 8 May 2018 by Scott Orn

Today we're talking about five things to do after you raise venture capital. The first one's kind of obvious. You need a place to put that money, so you need to get a startup bank. We highly recommend you work with a bank that focuses on startups.

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4 Reasons to Raise Venture Debt

4 Reasons to Raise Venture Debt
Posted on Tue, 8 May 2018 by Scott Orn

Today we're talking about four reasons to do ventured debt if you're a startup. Now, the most important one is to extend your runway and make sure you hit all the key milestones the company needs to raise its next round of capital.

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Featured Service - Bonusly

Featured Service - Bonusly
Posted on Fri, 26 January 2018 by Scott Orn

They are building the future of employee recognition, rewards, and reviews. Bonusly integrates seamlessly with your organization's HR and communication tools.

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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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What is the best and cheapest registered agent in Delaware that has experience with tech startups?

What is the best and cheapest registered agent in Delaware that has experience with tech startups?
Posted on Wed, 3 January 2018 by Vanessa Kruze

I’m going to expand this question a bit…Why does a startup need to have a Registered Agent in Delaware?

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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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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 - 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 Systems to Set Up First?

What Startup Systems to Set Up First?
Posted on Wed, 25 October 2017 by Vanessa Kruze

We help venture back startups with everything from accounting, finance, tax, and HR. One of the biggest questions that we get from our new founders is what systems they should set up.

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Bookings vs Revenue

Bookings vs Revenue
Posted on Wed, 25 October 2017 by Scott Orn

At Kruze Consulting, we get tons of questions about the difference between bookings and revenue.

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Does Your Startup Have What It Takes to Raise a Series A?

Does Your Startup Have What It Takes to Raise a Series A?
Posted on Tue, 21 July 2015 by Scott Orn

When I was a partner at Lighthouse Capital, I invested in tons of startups. I invested in startups like it was my job—because it was my job, and at Lighthouse we did our job well. So I have seen exactly what it takes to raise a Series A.

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