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3 Strategies for Getting Ahead of Rising Inflation Rates

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3 Strategies for Getting Ahead of Rising Inflation Rates

Inflation has been a popular topic of conversation lately, and rightly so. Over the last few weeks prices of various raw materials and commodities have surged and show no signs of slowing down.

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Topics: Growth Strategy, Sales Strategy, Finance

4 Things to Think About Before Buying a Company in 2021

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4 Things to Think About Before Buying a Company in 2021

Corporate mergers & acquisitions are possibly the most complex, unpredictable, and data heavy processes in the corporate sector. At one time in the past, Harvard Business Review reported that between 70% and 90% of mergers and acquisitions fail to meet projected results, while McKinsey & Company also reported that in any given year about 10% of all large mergers and acquisitions are abandoned.

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Topics: Sales Strategy

Three Things To Do NOW To Raise Growth Capital in 2021

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Three Things To Do NOW To Raise Growth Capital in 2021-1

Despite widespread fear that venture-capital investment would dry up, deal activity fell just 6% in the first half of 2020, compared with the same period of 2019.

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Topics: Finance

The Metrics You Need for Pandemic Cash Flow Protection

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Cash Flow from Operations (“CFO”), found on the Cash Flow Statement, can be a powerful number to analyze the historical performance of a business. It can also provide valuable insights for future decision making, especially when combined with other financial data and used in various financial ratio calculations.

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Topics: Market Research, Finance

Is Your Company Ready for a CFO?

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Is Your Company Ready for a CFO?

It's critical to have a financial lead and infrastructure that supports the size, goals, and challenges your business is facing.  Controller? Bookkeeper? Accounting Manager? Financial Analyst? CFO? What’s the difference? Should you hire internally or outsource externally? Full-time? Part-time?

To answer these questions, and because all organizations have different financial needs, it’s important to understand the differences among roles and match them to the needs of your business, currently, and in the future. Broadly speaking, financial roles can be separated into two simple categories: backward and forward looking.

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Topics: Sales Strategy, Finance

Your 3 Step Guide to Pandemic Cash Flow Management

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Your 3 Step Guide to Pandemic Cash Flow Management

While small businesses are especially vulnerable to the financial impact of the coronavirus, organizations of all sizes are trying to stay on top of the changing economic landscape. Whether you’re battling beyond pandemic paralysis, or you’re arming yourself with information “just in case," here are 3 financial tips to help you manage cash flow:

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Topics: Growth Strategy, Scale, Finance, Funding

4 Steps for Getting Your Business Finances in Order

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4 Steps for Getting Your Business Finances in Order

Whether you’re a founder at a growing startup thinking about a Series A financing, or an executive team looking to capitalize on the business you’ve built over the last 10 years, there’s one foundational thing you should prioritize this year if you want to take your company to the next level: accurate historical and projected financials.

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Topics: Growth Strategy, Scale

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