Category: In the trenches

PPP Loans: Getting Through the Chaos of the Pandemic-Lending Program for Small Businesses

One thing is for sure with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): It’s been chaotic. The banks were overwhelmed with applications for the first round of $349 billion. A lack of clear information about the process and req…

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Understanding the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Effect on the Economy

Amid all the uncertainties brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the economic implications of the health crisis are becoming clearer by the day. During a special, RoseRyan-hosted virtual event last week, Dr. Jon Haveman…

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Investors Flood Life Sciences Companies Fighting COVID-19: What to Do Next

One of the coronavirus pandemic’s overriding messages is the need for speed. Companies rapidly switched gears to do their part in stemming the spread of the virus, and “non-essential” employees quickly adapted to wor…

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COVID-19 Pandemic and Getting Through It: Resources and Ideas for Startups Seeking SBA Loans

Venture-backed startups are used to running at a fast pace as they seek out growth opportunities and work toward making a foothold in the marketplace. But in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the pace is more frantic tha…

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Time for a Checkup: How COVID-19 Can Affect Your Financial Statements

Secondary to the toll the coronavirus pandemic is having on people’s health and lives around the globe is its impact on companies. It’s forced companies to adapt quickly to shifts in supply, production and distribution…

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What Financial Restatements Are All About: Get Through the Process with These Insights

Since financial restatements are pretty rare, your first inclination when faced with one could be panic. It’s an understandable reaction when restatements are often associated with occurrences of fraud (Enron’s…

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Coronavirus and Office Shutdowns: How to Cope With Suddenly Becoming a Remote Worker

We find ourselves in unprecedented times, with a quickly spreading virus causing drastic changes in our routine lives—from empty toilet paper shelves at the grocery store to entire workforces being asked to work from hom…

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Beyond Financial Risks: Tapping the True Strategic Value of Internal Audit

How well do you know your business? Companies with a robust internal audit function have a strategic asset at their disposal, with access to perspectives about emerging risks and opportunities to help management make well-…

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Assessing Your Startup’s Financial Health—Why a Diagnostic Does the Trick

Is your fast-moving company really poised for growth, or are missing pieces to the financial puzzle holding it back? You may be surprised to discover that despite the financial support and early success of your company, it…

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Tackling the Top Challenges in Finance and Accounting at Silicon Valley Companies Today

Small or large, private or public, companies all around Silicon Valley are facing many of the same challenges in finance and accounting today. These issues can affect morale in the finance team, prevent the company from ge…

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