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Crypto accounting for startups | Finance Basics with Kruze Consulting’s Scott Orn | E1339

Crypto is reaching the mainstream, which has major implications for crypto and traditional startups alike. Kruze Consulting COO Scott Orn joins to discuss what regulation and taxes actually apply to crypto (3:17), recent improvements in crypto accounting infrastructure (8:24), appropriately documenting crypto holdings (21:25) and more! With crypto market capitalizations rivaling large cap tech companies, the IRS wants its due. This is a great crash course for properly documenting crypto and avoiding future fines.

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End of year startup accounting checklist | Finance Basics with Kruze Consulting’s Scott Orn | E1334

Kruze Consulting COO Scott Orn shares the seven tasks founders need to complete before years end. Jason and Scott discuss efficiently navigating compliance and tax deadlines, taking advantage of tax incentives for VC-backed startups, financial planning and more.

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How to hire anywhere in the world (legally) | Finance Basics with Kruze Consulting’s Scott Orn | E1326

Remote work unlocked massive hiring opportunities for startups, but also creates new compliance challenges. In this episode, Kruze Consulting COO Scott Orn joins to explain how startups should navigate remote work. They discuss PEOs, sales tax, and tax credits.

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How to simplify diligence & avoid fraud | Finance Basics with Kruze Consulting’s Scott Orn | E1321

In this hot funding environment, both investors and founders benefit from startups having all the finance basics covered. In this episode, Kruze Consulting COO Scott Orn joins to explain how to prepare for diligence and avoid fraud. They discuss common blockers in diligence (10:19), the benefits of tight financials (23:31) and more!

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Growth & Retention: Why Subscription is the Holy Grail | Customer Basics with Salesforce’s Tiffani Bova | E1311

This Startup Basics is all about growth & retention. Tiffani Bova from Salesforce joins to talk about how startups should measure customer health, the pitfalls of high churn, the best kind of growth, how to earn trust by saying “no” & more.

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How to create great customer experience | Customer Basics with Salesforce’s Tiffani Bova | E1297

Startup Basics is BACK! This series will focus on one of the most important aspects of any successful startup: the customer. On episode one, Salesforce’s Tiffani Bova joins to break down all things customer experience: defining it, what an amazing experience looks like, how startups can beat the incumbents, and more!

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Common First-Time Founder Mistakes Part 2! with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics

Wilson Sonsini Partner Becki DeGraw joins Jason for another discussion around common first-time founder mistakes. Topics include avoiding founder legal disputes, no vesting on shares, IP protection, super-voting shares and more! Check out the full Startup Basics series at https://thisweekinstartups.com/basics

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Common First-Time Founder Mistakes with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment about this episode Check out the Legal Basics playlist: https://rb.gy/f0bbv2 Check out our Startup Basics page: https://thisweekinstartups.com/basics Check out Wilson Sonsini: https://wsgr.com FOLLOW Wilson Sonsini: https://twitter.com/wilsonsonsini FOLLOW Jason: https://linktr.ee/calacanis Listen here... Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-startups-audio/id315114957 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6ULQ0ewYf5zmsDgBchlkr9 Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes315114957/this-week-in-startups-audio Show notes: 0:00 Jason intros Wilson Sonsini Partner Becki DeGraw 3:05 Missed 83(b) [...]
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Stock option grants deep dive with Becki DeGraw | Wilson Sonsini Startup Legal Basics

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment about this episode Check out the Legal Basics playlist: https://rb.gy/f0bbv2 Check out our Startup Basics page: https://thisweekinstartups.com/basics Check out Wilson Sonsini: https://wsgr.com FOLLOW Wilson Sonsini: https://twitter.com/wilsonsonsini FOLLOW Jason: https://linktr.ee/calacanis Listen here... Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-startups-audio/id315114957 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6ULQ0ewYf5zmsDgBchlkr9 Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes315114957/this-week-in-startups-audio Show notes: 0:00 Jason intros Becki DeGraw 1:45 Why do stock option grants [...]
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