Investor shopping; you need a compelling pitch deck

Businesses are at one point in their life or another looking for new investors. An Investor is looking for good investments. Start-up’s need capital. Therefore, they are looking for seed capital or an “A” round financing. More mature Entrepreneurial companies are looking for further financing. Some are starting to look at that IPO; other is […]

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Revenue Streams: have you ever thought about them?

I was reading an article in CFO.com, titled Services With A (CFO) Smile. It was about revenue streams. It got me thinking. Revenue Streams I cannot remember when a conversation has ever ensued that discussed revenue streams in this context. The differentiation of products and services to obtain revenue at different points in the fiscal […]

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Credit and Receivables: do you manage them or do they manage you?

Receivables and Credit Unless you’re a cash business, you will need to extend credit. How you manage your receivables will determine how much cash flow you ultimately have. When was the last time you calculated your Days Sales Outstanding (DSO)? Have you ever heard of the Collection Effectiveness Indicator (CEI)? I hadn’t until I did […]

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Intellectual Property: Should you protect it?

Intellectual Property (IP) can be the most important asset to your corporation Just ask Kodak, whose management sat on its intellectual property for years. They never knew what it was worth! The question now becomes how you protect your IP. First, you need to determine whether it will be worth something, to some investor down […]

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Press Release – Back to the Basics

Released: April 3rd, 2017 Press Release Friends and colleagues, For the last year, I have been a partner at Hardesty LLC. It has been a rewarding experience both personally and professionally. However, it was time to move on. As of April 1st , I resigned as a partner and will be devoting my skills and […]

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Quickbooks to Xero, a snap

Moving to Quickbooks If you’ve been using Quickbooks for a while you probably know that the desktop version is very limiting. Even if you “graduate” to QB Pro or make the mistake of going on-line, you still had many technical issues (although credit to Intuit for fixing many, but not all of them). And if […]

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Looking for an Investor or that Exit – start early

So you are looking for an Investor or Exit Business owners, both young and old (by both their age and the age of their businesses) always have an eye on either new investor(s) or a buyer for an exit from the business. Obviously, in any case the business needs to be attractive. The value proposition […]

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Rating – GAP Analysis: A Practical Approach

2Reviews (10 Rating)1 Overall Course Average: a 4.125 -Star Rating Overview of On-Demand Course:GAP Analysis: A Practical Approach Â3 -Star Rating by Christian Orms, (CFO at GTUIT) Good overview! 4 -Star Rating by Anonymous, (Vice President of Accountant / Controller) Good system to assess any situation not only new accounting Systems 1 As of March […]

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Rating – How To Increase The ROI Of ERP System Implementations

3 Reviews (10 Ratings)1 Overall Course Average: a 4.25 -Star Rating Rating based on Overview of On-Demand Course :How To Increase The ROI Of ERP System Implementations 5 -Star Rating by Anonymous, (Finance & Accounting Consultant) Sharing of war stories make the potential issues come to life. 5 -Star Rating by Anonymous, (Vice President of […]

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