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Silicon Valley Likes Section 1045 Exchanges: Rollovers of Gain from QSBS

Silicon Valley Likes Section 1045 Exchanges: Rollovers of Gain from QSBS

If you are in startup land, you should know about 1045 exchanges. What this means is, if you sell qualified small business stock which you have held for more than 6 months, you can rollover your gain by buying more qualified small business stock. Here's why Silicon Valley likes Section 1045 exchanges.

Team Results

Why Teams Fail, Part 5: Personal Status Can Kill a Results-Focused Workplace

Does your team have disparate goals? When employees are more focused on personal goals than team goals, it can kill a results-focused workplace. Here's why you should focus on team results.

The Two Sides of Annual Paid Up Front and Multi-Year Deals for SaaS

The Two Sides of Annual Upfront Payments and Multi-Year Contracts for SaaS

For SaaS startups, there are two sides of annual paid upfront payments and multi-year contracts. Should you get clients to pay you for the year upfront, or sign them to multi-year agreements? Here's what to keep in mind as you scale your startup.

Prepare for Fundraising

How to Mentally Prepare for Fundraising

Next to deciding to start a business of your own, how you will fund its growth might be the biggest financial decision you will make. With that in mind, here are a few pointers to help you mentally prepare for the fundraising journey that lies ahead.

Cloud Storage Comparison

Cloud Storage Comparison: 5 Best Options for Business

The most practical way to store and share files is to use a cloud storage provider, but not all cloud storage services are equal. In this article, we compare the 5 most popular cloud storage providers and explain how to choose the best option for your business.

S Corporations Founder Stock Benefit

Setting up an S Corporation? Watch Out How It Affects Your Founder Stock

Thinking of setting up an S Corporation? If you are starting a business, be careful not to rush to set your company up as an S corporation without first considering the qualified small business stock benefit. Here's why.

How to Chart a Path to Profitability for Investors

Key SaaS Metrics for Investors: Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) & Customer Lifetime Value (CLTV)

Profitability is not the be-all and end-all for SaaS startups. Still, investors will want to see a path to profitability and there are two growth metrics you should focus on. Here's how you chart that path.

Why Your SaaS Startup Should Be Using Accounting Software

Why You Need SaaS Accounting Software for Your Startup

Accounting software offers so much more than Excel that it’s really a no-brainer for SaaS startups. Here's why you should be using SaaS accounting software.