Category: Startups & emerging growth

Scaling Your People While Scaling Your Business

Scaling the business is a top goal for many startups at a certain point. To get to the next level, it’s time to invest in the skills your company is missing, at a pace that isn’t too much, too soon. Since the people as…

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Why Your Emerging Growth Company Needs CFO Expertise

Does your fast-moving company have what’s needed to keep its current pace in a sustainable way? Or are you losing sleep at night worrying about all the aspects of the business you simply do not know enough about or have …

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Where Your Business Is in Its Lifecycle and What to Do Next

Every business is on a journey. Some journeys end up being much shorter than anyone would like, while others can be long and rewarding in many respects. Taking stock of where your company is in its journey—also known as …

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6 Must-Haves When Pursuing Growth Capital in This Rapidly Growing Market

An unprecedented amount of growth capital is available for the taking—but only if your company has a good idea and a solid business plan in place. Predicting a record-setting year, PitchBook recently reported VCs infused…

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5 SOX Compliance Tips for Early Stage Startups

Sarbanes-Oxley compliance has come an incredibly long way since the corporate governance law was passed nearly two decades ago. That doesn’t mean startups are in a hurry to become SOX compliant. Still, for a high-growth …

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How To Build A Successful Emerging Growth Company

Getting a small business or startup past the two-year mark is just one of many promising milestones. So many young companies fail early, so passing certain goalposts can be gratifying to the owners and entrepreneurs of an …

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What Is Growth Consulting?

Is your company set up for sustainable, scalable growth? Or is it headed straight toward a wall? It may be time to assess how far your company has come and the path it’s heading down—a fresh look at the foundation you…

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What Is an Accounting Consulting Firm?

Depending on the skills breadth of their consultants, accounting consulting firms can offer a wide range of services, to a wide range of companies (across industries and company sizes), or they may have a narrower niche or…

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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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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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