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Someone Wants to Buy My Business! Now What?

03.16.2017 | Published By:

Cristina Silingardi

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It’s the call many business owners dream of: out of the blue, a big competitor or maybe a holding company calls and says they’re interested in buying your business. But how can you best prepare for this conversation? Learn what questions to ask so that you stay in the driver's seat throughout the process. 

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: entrepreneurship,strategic planning,small business management,start-up

SaaS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Fast-growth Companies in Healthcare

10.20.2016 | Published By:

Bill Schwartz, Austin

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Providing innovative medical software solutions is a great way to tap into the healthcare market. Find out about what KPIs to look for in determining profitability for your SaaS offering. 

Categories: Technology Consulting, Technology

Tags: strategic planning,technology business strategy,small business management,start-up,entrepreneurship

Startup Struggles for Today’s Entrepreneur

03.11.2015 | Published By:

Katie Brown, Austin

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Starting a new business is an exciting, yet often unpredictable time. Whether you're a veteran entrepreneur or embarking on your first business venture, it's important to understand and recognize the obstacles you'll be facing during the startup journey.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting

Tags: entrepreneurship,start-up,measuring success

Elements of a Successful Pitch

02.13.2015 | Published By:

John Brenneman

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By understanding what makes or breaks a pitch, companies can increase their chances of raising the capital that will allow them to take a great idea and turn it into a viable business. John Brenneman, vcfo's Technology Practice Manager, shares how entrepreneurs can stand out to investors by formulating a compelling pitch.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: start-up,strategic planning

Top 10 Reasons Start-ups Don’t Get Funding

10.01.2014 | Published By:

John Brenneman

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From proving market viability and articulating the business plan to meeting with the decision makers, start-up companies and entrepreneurs can see a variety of challenges throughout the funding process. John Brenneman, Technology Practice Manager and Consulting CFO for vcfo Seattle, presents the top 10 obstacles entrepreneurs face during capital raising.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: start-up,entrepreneurship

Top Questions for Startup Funding

07.24.2014 | Published By:

John Brenneman

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Seattle Practice Manager John Brenneman answers attendee questions from the "Pitch to Win" webinar Q&A session and provides further insight on how to seek funding for a startup or entrepreneurial venture. 

Categories: Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: start-up,entrepreneurship

The Funding Process of a Start-Up

03.13.2014 | Published By:

Katie Brown, Austin

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This infographic outlines a potential funding process for a start-up company, from idea to IPO.

Categories: Finance

Tags: start-up,entrepreneurship

Elevator to Exit: Hein, vcfo and Dailey Presentation

10.31.2013 | Published By:

Brian Greenman, Denver

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Brian Greenman, Denver Consulting CFO, recaps the recent vcfo, Dailey Partners and Hein & Associates co-sponsored event in Denver. The event, covering a company's life cycle from a financial and capital perspective, was a success and gathered a strong showing from local Denver and Colorado Front Range CEOs, CFOs, attorneys and business advisors from a wide variety of businesses and industries.

Categories: Finance, Human Resources, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting, Human Resources Consulting

Tags: executive leadership,entrepreneurship,start-up,cfo consulting,financial strategy

What you need to know about crowdfunding

01.31.2013 | Published By:

Darrell Tesmer, Austin

The Austin community has embraced the opportunity offered by crowdfunding, a popular platform for entrepreneurs to raise funds. Whare are the benefits of crowdfunding and how does it work? Read on to learn more.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting

Tags: start-up,small business,financial strategy,entrepreneurship