How to prepare your startup for seed funding

When you’re involved in a startup, there are many things you need to keep in mind. Securing funding for your business is only one thing you need to do. There are a variety of ways that early-stage companies can finance their startup, but how do you prepare for seed funding? We take a look at the steps startups need to consider below.   Have everything in place   If you…  Read more

When startups should or shouldn’t hire a CFO

When you have a startup, it can be hard to know if you should invest in extra help with your finances in the form of a CFO or a Virtual Controller. Perhaps you feel it might be a waste of your resources — especially at first. However, you may also be thinking that bringing in someone to watch over your finances early on can get you off to your best…  Read more

6 tips for managing your cash flow

It may come as a surprise (and a relief!) to know that there are some things you can do as a small to mid-sized business, or even a startup, to manage your cash flow and stay ahead of the game. Yes, even during difficult times. Interested? Keep reading!   1. Monitor Your Spending   This is the time to do a cash flow analysis and keep a very close eye…  Read more

3 ways early-stage companies can finance their startup

Financing a startup is one of the biggest challenges that comes with, well, starting one. You may have a brilliant idea for a product or service, but no real insight into how to get the necessary financing to start your own company based on that idea. There’s no need to panic though, you’re definitely not alone. Financing is a common issue among many early-stage companies. While everyone wants to be…  Read more

What Does a Financial Controller Do?

When you reach a certain level of startup success — things move fast. Like really, really fast. One day, you’re grabbing lunch for your loyal team of six people, and all of sudden, you’re looking for an office space to hold 20-plus. Now you have to worry about a whole new set of things you didn’t have to when the team was much smaller. One of those things is finances.…  Read more

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