SURVIVING M&A DUE DILIGENCE

You may remember the commercial when a camera catches a winning Super Bowl player who proclaims “I’m going to Disney World”. Well, Mr. or Ms. Business owner, you have just…

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IS THE DECK STACKED AGAINST FOREIGN FIRMS ENTERING THE U.S.?

One would certainly come to that conclusion after reading the Schumpeter Blog in The Economist January 12, 2017 – America Leaves Foreign Firms Out In The Cold.  However, I would respectfully…

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RESTAURANT INDUSTRY BALANCING ACT: TECHNOLOGY AND STAFFING

The landscape of the Restaurant Industry has changed dramatically in the last decade. The National Restaurant Association states that consumers spend nearly half of their food budget at restaurants[1].  However, restaurants…

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THE LIFE SCIENCE BLOG SERIES NO. 1: USING VENTURE DEBT EFFECTIVELY

Growing life science companies seeking to raise capital face a wide range of options, structures, and considerations. Early Stage Friends and family, angel investors, and even some venture capital firms…

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RECRUITING TALENT IN A MULTI-CULTURAL MARKETPLACE: DON’T GET LOST IN TRANSLATION

Whether achieving diversity goals for our clients or simply presenting the best available talent in an increasingly tight candidate marketplace, our recruiting practice at CFOs2GO is uniquely organized to execute…

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THE FIVE-YEAR BUSINESS PLAN: USING IT TO SELL YOUR STARTUP!

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin Franklin Startup founders are special.  Driven, focused and single minded in their determination to succeed, they often have a singular…

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WILL I MISS THE WINDOW TO SELL MY BUSINESS?

In my 25 plus years advising clients on buying and selling businesses I have rarely seen a market as hot as the one at present.  The Baby Boom Generation transitioning…

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WHY YOU SHOULD NOT USE EXCEL FOR FINANCIAL REPORTING

I love Excel! It’s a great tool and is my go to application for everything from an on-screen calculator to running ROI or IRR scenarios to calculating loan covenant compliance…

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A NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK? HOW TO MAKE YOUR RESUME STANDOUT

As a research analyst for a specialized Consulting and Staffing Firm, my job is to browse  hundreds of resumes, curricula vitae, job and social profiles, and personal and company webpages,…

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WHAT IS THE RIGHT LEVEL OF FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP IN A RAPIDLY GROWING BUSINESS?

Rapidly growing businesses are faced with many tough decisions but one of the most challenging is that of assembling and growing a financial and accounting team that can scale as…

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