The Best Bookkeeping for Startups working with Carta

Solid books and financials help de-risk your startup’s next venture capital round. 1 month free or 33% off an R&D credit study for Carta customers who are new to Kruze!

How can we help you?

Enter your name
Enter Company name
Enter Phone number
Enter Email
Enter Message
Vanessa Kruze

Vanessa Kruze
CPA Kruze Consulting

Kruze can help your funded startup

  • Prepare GAAP compliant financial statements (bookkeeping)
  • Stay compliant with federal and state tax regulations
  • Execute VC due diligence (over $10 billion raised by Kruze clients)
  • Manage cash flows and budgeting

The Best Funded Startups Trust Kruze

$15B+ in Funding Icon

$15B+ in Funding

Our clients have secured over twelve billion dollars in seed and venture funding; close to three billion in the past year alone. Top tier VCs trust our clients' books, and Kruze knows how to prepare startups' financials for VC due diligence. Our clients know that they'll be ready for their next round.

Successful Exits Every Month Icon

Successful Exits Every Month

On average, one to two of our clients are acquired every month. Our team has experience producing accounting and tax due diligence requests for the biggest public companies. Every month we help founders navigate the most important transaction of their life.

$100+ million in Tax Credits Icon

$100+ million in Tax Credits

Kruze is a leader in R&D tax credits and other tax incentives for VC-backed startups. Our clients are receiving close to $40 million per year in tax credits (cash from the IRS!), and hundreds of funded startups trust Kruze to deliver the right advice, at a reasonable price.

Due Diligence Success Stories

When early-stage companies get acquired by massive public companies or sophisticated venture capitalists, they need specialized accounting and finance help.

With Kruze on your side, your team will have the numbers – and advice – you need to survive due diligence with your valuation intact.

Voicea acquired by


Kruze helped us all the way through our journey - from our seed round to our A to our eventual acquisition by a public company.


Omar Tawakol

Founder and CEO

Fleetsmith acquired by


From a team of three to multiple VC investments to an acquisition by Apple, the Kruze team worked hand in hand with Fleetsmith’s founders. Congratulations to their success!


Scott Orn

Kruze COO

Protara Therapeutics, Inc.
Nasdaq IPO


The Kruze team helped us grow from a 2-person startup to a NASDAQ listed public company in 2 years. We wouldn’t have gotten public without Kruze’s support. Anyone thinking of launching a startup should make Vanessa their first call!


Jesse Shefferman


Tubi acquired by


Kruze knows R&D, SAFE Notes, SaaS, and venture debt and they gave us valuable advice. We have 100% confidence in their work.


Farhad Massoudi


Our Services


Interim CFO

Human Resources

Financial Modeling

Tax Audit

Best Practices

Reg CF Review Practices

R&D Tax Credits

409A Valuation


Check out Kruze's affordable monthly bookkeeping options. 

Consulting, Tax and Valuation Prices

Competitively priced for high-growth companies

Financial Consulting

Staff Accountant $120
Senior Staff Accountant $170
Controller $200
Senior Controller $250
Financial Modeling $400
CFO / COO / VP $400

Tax Advice

Administrative $115
Tax Analyst $175
Senior Tax Analyst $295
Tax Manager $395
Tax VP $495
CEO $495

Startup 409A Valuation

Pre-Seed/Seed $2,000
Seed A $2,500
Seed B $3,000
Seed C $3,500

How can we help you?

Enter your name
Enter Company name
Enter Phone number
Enter Email
Enter Message

  Talk to a leading startup CPA