Kruze Consulting Blog: Expert Startup Accounting Advice

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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 165 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!


Featured Service - UrbanSitter

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 Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 by lucilaromero

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

Featured Service - Emburse

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 Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 by lucilaromero

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

Featured Service - Pana

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 Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 by lucilaromero

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

Featured Service - Fleetsmith

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 Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 by lucilaromero

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

Featured Service - Hugo

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 Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 by lucilaromero

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.

IRS Audits and Startups

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 Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

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?

Startup's Due Diligence Information Venture Lenders Ask For

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 Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

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

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.

Financial Modeling Basics for Startups

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 Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

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

Best Systems for Paying your Startup's International Contractors

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 Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

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

Warrant Coverage Venture Loans

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 Posted on Thu, 09 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

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.

Why Do Startups Take Venture Debt?

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 Posted on Thu, 09 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

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

Investor Abandonment Clause on Venture Debt

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 Posted on Thu, 09 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

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

Why Should Startups Use Bill.com

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 Posted on Thu, 09 Nov 2017 by lucilaromero

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

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