Category: Small Business

Judging the Cleantech Open—These Startups May Change the World

The Cleantech Open (CTO) continues to pump out companies with aspirations to change the world, and many of them are from our area. I was fortunate to be a part of the effort earlier this year, as a judge for the western re…

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Meet the 10 Newest Finance Pros Joining the RoseRyan Dream Team

To achieve staying power in Silicon Valley, top talent is a must. We’ve been lucky to attract 10 new finance and accounting pros to help companies go further, faster. These new additions to our dream team are helping sta…

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Getting ready for your first audit: what every small business should know

We can see the sweat from here. Your small business is up for its first-ever audit, and you’re concerned about how long the process will take, keeping cost down, and—above all—getting a clean opinion. It’s natural …

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Small businesses targeted by phishing scams are more likely to get bitten

Cyber scammers have upped their game. The emails they send out to trick people into turning over confidential info (like usernames and account numbers) look more legit than ever. And the messages have become more sophistic…

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Year-end checklist for finance teams—10 ways to end the year right

The exciting month of December offers a paradox to finance teams. They’re in retrospective mode while also planning for the year ahead. And they’re super busy while hoping to use up any leftover vacation days b…

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4 companies make the right moves along the business lifecycle

Every company is at a different stage along the business lifecycle. Some companies have just started out, some are surging forward, some are growing organically and others are fighting against fierce competition. Where is …

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