Startup valuations are at the center of negotiations between investors and founders. Find out how investors determine a company’s worth.
Lydia Sheffield and Jeff Wilks
Develop a broad understanding of the IPO process and discover tips about how to prepare for an IPO, including what major pitfalls to avoid.
This article highlights a few of the common advantages and disadvantages of an IPO that you should consider before making your decision.
By Lydia Sheffield and Jeff Wilks
By Morgan Hunsaker
By Morgan Hunsaker
By Douglas Jepsen
There are many alternatives to an initial public offering. This article explains the different alternatives you should consider if you are thinking about an IPO.
Gain a broader perspective about startup financing and find out how startups raise capital to fund their growth.
Douglas Jepsen and Jasper Martin
Founders have more financing options than ever before. Cut through the confusion and get an in-depth look at the different types of startup investors.
Douglas Jepsen and Jeff Wilks
Follow the financing path of startups from seed money to exit and learn about the pros and cons of bootstrapping.
Find out how Venture capital (VC) firms are structured, how they decide which startups to invest in, and what characteristics you should look for in a VC investor.
As you prepare to go public, your company may qualify for special treatment under the JOBS Act. Here’s an explanation on the parts of the Act matter to you.
Before you can go public, you’ll need a full-scale, GAAP audit. Get informed about how and what to prepare for your company’s pre-IPO audit.
How to account for convertible debt and its complex elements, delves into challenging subjects for finance/accounting professionals to understand today.
Understand convertible debt’s most complex elements as we discuss eight particularly challenging points of interest related to convertible debt.
Cole Moffat and Troy Lewis
Dives into the process of 409A evaluations that should be planned on and performed early on in the IPO process to avoid incurring unnecessary costs.
Andrew Bellomy and Jasper Martin
This article addresses the topic of cheap stock and the complications that can arise from accounting for stock compensation plans when going public
Filing an S-1 is an essential part of the IPO process. Introduce to the different sections of an S-1 and tips on what to include and how to draft the S-1.
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