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Small Business & Startups
March 30, 2015

A Startup’s Most Important Financial Metrics

Here’s a list of very important financial metrics, so look at these and tell me which one you think is THE most important: Revenue. Net Income. EBITDA. Cashflow From Operations.…
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Bookkeeping
March 30, 2015

People Process Technology

I had the opportunity to a great panel on Thursday evening and the topic was technology. The question I had been challenged with is how technology is affecting the workforce,…
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AccountingBookkeeping
March 27, 2015

Death of The Invoice

In working with hundreds of entrepreneurs in their accounting function, I’ve noticed that there are fewer business today who use invoices as the primary means to bill and collect payments…
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Bookkeeping
March 13, 2015

Hourly Rates Suck

Question: “Why is being an accountant like being a prostitute?” Answer: “Because you both charge by the hour, but time can be extended for the right price.” While I’m not the author…
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Small Business & Startups
March 6, 2015

Types of Equity Compensation

Yesterday I spoke as a panelist for Silicon Valley Bank’s “Equity Compensation Brown Bag” over at Atlanta Tech Village. Devon Wijesingheof Insightpool provided great perspective as a tech company founder on how to use equity to…
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Small Business & Startups
March 2, 2015

3 Suggestions for Your Startup Pitch

This weekend I helped coach a bunch of founders who will be presenting their startup pitch at Startup Riot this coming week. I hope my time with them was helpful, but even…
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AccountingBookkeepingSmall Business & Startups
February 27, 2015

Why Are VCs Funding Outsourced Accounting Services For Startups?

In the last month, two companies in the outsourced accounting services/ back-office space each raised $7mm Series As, Bench and Indinero. Who knew bookkeeping was sexy enough to get venture capitalists interested?! As…
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