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Top startup founders, venture capitalists, and advisors interviewed by Scott Orn of Kruze Consulting, the accounting firm to VC funded startups. Hear from startup founders about how they began their startup journeys, where they had challenges and the strategies that help them scale their businesses. VC’s discuss what they look for in a startup and their current technology investment thesis. 
And technology recruiters, attorneys, real estate professionals and startup lenders share tactics that founders can use to win in today’s competitive market.

Kruze Consulting's Founders and Friends Podcast for Startups Kruze Consulting

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 22 Ratings

Top startup founders, venture capitalists, and advisors interviewed by Scott Orn of Kruze Consulting, the accounting firm to VC funded startups. Hear from startup founders about how they began their startup journeys, where they had challenges and the strategies that help them scale their businesses. VC’s discuss what they look for in a startup and their current technology investment thesis. 
And technology recruiters, attorneys, real estate professionals and startup lenders share tactics that founders can use to win in today’s competitive market.

    Luke Hutchison of Perfect Venue explains how it works with event management

    Luke Hutchison of Perfect Venue explains how it works with event management

    Luke Hutchison, CEO and Co-Founder of Perfect Venue (https://www.perfectvenue.com), explains how Perfect Venue works with hospitality businesses to streamline event management. Perfect Venue helps generate proposals, schedule events, and communicate with customers.

    Learn why Kruze Consulting is one of the leading accounting firms in San Francisco (https://kruzeconsulting.com/san-francisco-accounting) and Silicon Valley by serving funded, early-stage companies. Our clients have raised over $10 billion in venture capital and seed financing, and our research and development tax credit work has saved clients millions of dollars in burn rate and payroll taxes. Contact Kruze to learn more.

    • 26 min
    Simon Gleeson of Blick Rothenberg talks about different ways to pay workers in other countries

    Simon Gleeson of Blick Rothenberg talks about different ways to pay workers in other countries

    Simon Gleeson of Blick Rothenberg (https://www.blickrothenberg.com) talks about different ways that startups can pay workers in other countries, including professional employer organizations (PEOs), employers of record, and non-domiciled employers.

    Learn more about why we are one of the best accounting, tax and bookkeeping firms serving VC-backed companies by visiting the Kruze Consulting reviews page (https://kruzeconsulting.com/customer-reviews). Or, read the Kruze blog to see examples of the best VC pitch decks or learn what the average startup CEO salary is. Trust Kruze for great podcasts like this one, and other great content designed to help startup founders grow their businesses, raise capital and more.

    • 29 min
    Leon Mueller of Bloom talks about Bloom's self-directed therapy app

    Leon Mueller of Bloom talks about Bloom's self-directed therapy app

    Leon Mueller, co-founder and CEO of Bloom (https://www.enjoybloom.com), talks about Bloom's self-directed therapy app that provides mental health assistance to people in need.

    Find out why Kruze Consulting is one of the leading accounting firms in San Francisco (https://kruzeconsulting.com/san-francisco-accounting) and the US, serving funded, early-stage companies. Kruze clients have raised over $10 billion in venture capital and seed financing, and our research and development tax credit work has saved clients millions of dollars in burn rate and payroll taxes. Contact Kruze to learn more.

    • 24 min
    Benjamin Döpfner of Vesto explains how Vesto can help startups manage capital

    Benjamin Döpfner of Vesto explains how Vesto can help startups manage capital

    Benjamin Döpfner of Vesto (https://www.getvesto.com) talks about cash management strategies and explains how Vesto can help startups get a better yield on their cash while maintaining liquidity and preserving their capital.

    Learn more about why we are one of the best accounting, tax and bookkeeping firms serving VC-backed companies by visiting the Kruze Consulting reviews page. Or, visit the Kruze website to find information about the Best Startup Credit Cards (https://kruzeconsulting.com/best-startup-credit-cards) or learn what the average startup CEO salary is. Trust Kruze Consulting for great podcasts like this one, and other great content designed to help startup founders like you, grow their businesses, raise capital and more.

    • 22 min
    Navneet Loiwal of Coefficient discusses how it connects Google sheets with source systems

    Navneet Loiwal of Coefficient discusses how it connects Google sheets with source systems

    Co-founder of Coefficient (https://coefficient.io), Navneet Loiwal, discusses how Coefficient connects Google sheets with source systems to automatically sync data with a single click and easily monitor changes with Slack and email alerts. Scott and Navneet also talk about Coefficient's popular digital escape room at https://coefficient.io/spreadsheet-escape-room/

    Founders love our US-based account management team - with an average of over 10 years of experience, our controllers, CPAs, accountants and bookkeepers understand the challenges of high-growth startups. Kruze Consulting is also 100% focused on working with funded Delaware C-Corps who have raised at least half a million in seed or venture capital financing. Learn more about Kruze affordable prices (https://kruzeconsulting.com/pricing) and choose the plan that best matches your startup’s funding level.

    • 22 min
    Emily Wang of Bento talks about how it helps software companies build onboarding workflows

    Emily Wang of Bento talks about how it helps software companies build onboarding workflows

    Emily Wang, CEO of Bento (https://www.trybento.co), shares the company's vision of everboarding, an ongoing software adoption process that helps B2B SaaS companies build more effective onboarding workflows.

    Kruze offers experienced M&A Accounting expertise for Startups. Founders building world-class startups trust Kruze Consulting to help them be prepared for financial and tax due diligence. We know what it takes to exit your company - on average, one to three of our clients are acquired every month! Talk to our experts (https://kruzeconsulting.com/#contact) and let them help you save time and money!

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

ASobering ,

Such a wealth of knowledge! 🧠

Entrepreneurs - meet your new favorite podcast! Scott and the entire Kruze team have created an incredible resource for you with this show. Hear from experts as they discuss challenges, present solutions, and share their insights into what’s next for founders. I learn something new every time I tune in - truly can’t recommend Founders and Friends enough!

rpunky ,

Love Kruze and the podcast

Perfect length podcast to get some great stories and learn about businesses.

.d.j.h. ,

Great pod

Interesting discussions, good rhythm, and nice broad array of topics

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