Category: Emerging Growth

Your Accounting and Finance Function: Own It or Outsource It?

For various reasons, the finance function at many emerging growth companies is ripe for outsourcing. The entire function could be covered by an accounting and outsourcing services firm, which can take on the day-to-day acc…

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5 Ways to Drive Growth in Emerging Growth Companies

There’s a sweet, satisfactory milestone that emerging growth companies hit when leaders find themselves asking, “How do I increase business growth?” more than they go around wondering, “How can I keep this company …

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5 Common Traits of Emerging Growth Companies

When does a startup “graduate” into the emerging growth company? While there is no strict definition of what an emerging growth company entails—unless you are looking at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s cri…

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What a Growth Company Needs from a Strategic Growth Partner

If you’re anticipating a slowdown for your young, fast-moving company if you do not make a smart strategic change, you may be overdue for a new partnership. Even though you know your company has tremendous promise—and …

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Emerging Growth: A Strategic Guide to Managing High Growth

Leaders in high growth companies face a constant barrage of challenges as they attempt to stay ahead of any problems and keep on top of the pace, all while trying to build an even better, winning business. For VC-backed hi…

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5 Financial Health Indicators That Matter for Startups

For emerging growth companies that have managed to survive yet are facing the quandary of how to sustain their fast growth, now could be a good time to evaluate if it’s built for continued success. These are some of the …

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4 Ways to Avoid Costly Accounting Mistakes

The different types of accounting errors that companies make range from the easily fixable to the unforgettable. While mistakes happen, and proper systems are in place to catch mistakes, emerging growth companies will want…

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Picking the Perfect Interim Controller for Your Startup

As it becomes clearer by the day that the finance function of a fast-growing startup needs some serious help, attention often turns to a critical role: the controller. This position, which can be filled by an interim contr…

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How to Grow Your Company Into an Emerging Growth Company

After a company proves it’s capable of surviving and has the potential to become something bigger and greater, it may start acting less like what you’d think of as a small business but not yet an enterprise. Leadership…

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Managing Rapid Growth: What Your Emerging Growth Company Needs Now

Sometimes it’s wonderful to be busy—especially if you have been working hard toward getting your startup off the ground and are now experiencing noticeable growth. Gaining momentum may have been a top goal, but keeping…

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