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The Employee Conundrum: Gotta Have’m But How Do You Understand Them? Management Mindfulness: New Ways to Understand the People We Manage

I find it interesting when management work is often referred to as either the hard … Read More

Accounting for foreign currency: Will you get lost in translation?

In this blog, CFOs2GO’s newest Partner and co-lead of the International Practice Group, Marcus Bergen provides a brief refresher course of the methodology to follow in order to properly account for foreign currencies under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). Read More

Cybersecurity in a Changing World

In our post today, guest blogger Jason Clause of Endsight discusses the Equifax data security breach and what we as business people can learn from it. Read More

Surviving M&A Due Diligence

In this blog, Joe Markunas discusses the challenges of Due Diligence in an M&A Transaction. He explains why; if you are or will be entering into a sale or merger event, or if you are a professional adviser to a client doing so; your transaction will be enhanced by our CFOS2GO Due Diligence support. Read More

Is the Deck Stacked Against Foreign Firms Entering the U.S.?

In this blog, founding Partner, Bob Weis cites a blog in The Economist that discusses the challenges foreign firms face when entering the US Market. He then explains how local expertise will likely turn the negative numbers described by The Economist in your favor. Read More

The Life Science Blog Series No. 1: Using Venture Debt Effectively

In this blog, CFOs2GO’s lead Partner of the Life Science and Healthcare practice group, Joe Markunas and Bridge Bank’s Vice President of Life Sciences group, Fred Lee discuss the importance of using venture debt as an early stage funding option to benefit companies, and explain how a loan facility can fit into the company’s broader operational and financial plans. Read More

The Five-Year Business Plan: Using It to Sell Your Startup!

In this blog, Michaela discusses the importance of a five-year business plan for a startup and how it is a valuable asset that can act as an internal road-map for management decision making and serve as the basis for supporting your pitch to investors about future growth prospects. Read More

Will I Miss the Window to Sell My Business?

In this blog, founding Partner, Bob Weis discusses the key elements of a M&A negotiation as the Baby Boom Generation is passing the torch of leadership. With years of experience in M&A execution, Bob shares the importance of preparation and having qualified professionals advisers, as well the common mistakes business owners make. Read More

What is the Right Level of Financial Leadership in a Rapidly Growing Business?

In this blog, Bob builds on his previous blog “Is it Time to Hire a CFO?” and addresses the full range of financial leadership and accounting positions between bookkeeper and CFO that can be required when a company is experiencing the dynamics of growth. He goes further into commenting on financial titles and to what businesses they are relevant to. Read More

The Electronic Payments Series: No. 1 – A Challenge for Banks

Much like the dramatic changes impacting the taxi industry driven by ride sharing “brokers” such … Read More